Definition of Ottawa in English:

Ottawa

proper noun

  • The federal capital of Canada, in south-eastern Ontario, on the Ottawa River (a tributary of the St Lawrence River); population 812,129 (2006). From its founding in 1827 until 1854, it was named Bytown after Colonel John By (1779–1836).

Pronunciation

Ottawa

/ˈɒtəwə//ˈɒtəwɑː/