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Meaning of "Okanagan" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OKANAGAN

Okanagan  [ˌəʊkəˈnɑːɡən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OKANAGAN

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Okanagan is a noun.
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WHAT DOES OKANAGAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Okanagan

Okanagan

The Okanagan, also known as the Okanagan Valley and sometimes as the Okanagan Country, is a region located in the Canadian province of British Columbia defined by the basin of Okanagan Lake and the Canadian portion of the Okanagan River. It is part of the Okanagan Country, extending into the United States as Okanogan Country. As of 2011, the region's population is approximately 341,818. The primary city is Kelowna. The region is known for its dry, sunny climate, dry landscapes and lakeshore communities and particular lifestyle. The economy is retirement and commercial-recreation based, with outdoor activities such as boating and watersports, snow skiing and hiking. Agriculture has been focused primarily on fruit orchards, with a recent shift in focus to vineyards and wine. The region stretches northwards via the Spallumcheen Valley to connect to Sicamous in the Shuswap Country, and reaches south of the Canada–United States border, where it continues as Okanogan County.

Definition of Okanagan in the English dictionary

The first definition of Okanagan in the dictionary is a river in North America that flows south from Okanagan Lake in Canada into the Columbia River in NE Washington, US Length: about 483 km Also : Okanogan. Other definition of Okanagan is Also: Okanogan, Okinagan. a member of a North American Indian people living in the Okanagan River valley in British Columbia and Washington. Okanagan is also Also: Okanogan, Okinagan. the language of this people, belonging to the Salish family.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OKANAGAN


anlagen
ˈænˌlɑːɡən
Antiguan
ænˈtiːɡən
bergen
ˈbɜːɡən
cougan
ˈkuːɡən
Dagan
ˈdɑːɡən
Glamorgan
ɡləˈmɔːɡən
Gorgon
ˈɡɔːɡən
Hagen
ˈhɑːɡən
Iligan
ɪˈliːɡən
jargon
ˈdʒɑːɡən
Keegan
ˈkiːɡən
Morgan
ˈmɔːɡən
morgen
ˈmɔːɡən
Onondagan
ˌɒnənˈdɑːɡən
organ
ˈɔːɡən
plea-bargain
ˌpliːˈbɑːɡən
Siegen
ˈsiːɡən
Skagen
ˈskɑːɡən
Tinbergen
ˈtɪnˌbɜːɡən
vegan
ˈviːɡən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OKANAGAN

Okanagan Lake
Okanogan
okapi
Okavango
Okavango Basin
okay
Okayama
oke
Okeechobee
Okefenokee Swamp
Okeghem
okey doke
okey-doke
okey-dokey
Okhotsk
Okie
okimono
Okinagan
Okinawa

WORDS THAT END LIKE OKANAGAN

chagan
coprophagan
lagan
neopagan
nonpagan
Okinagan
pagan
Reagan
Sagan
suffragan
xylophagan
zoophagan

Synonyms and antonyms of Okanagan in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Okanagan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OKANAGAN

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The translations of Okanagan from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Okanagan» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

那根
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Okanagan
570 millions of speakers

English

Okanagan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Okanagan
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أوكاناغان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Оканаган
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Okanagan
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Okanagan
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Okanagan
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Okanagan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Okanagan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オカナガン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오카 나간
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Okanagan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Okanagan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒகநாகன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओकानागॉन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Okanagan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Okanagan
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Okanagan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Оканаган
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Okanagan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Okanagan
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Okanagan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Okanagan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Okanagan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Okanagan

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OKANAGAN»

The term «Okanagan» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.223 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OKANAGAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Okanagan

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OKANAGAN»

Discover the use of Okanagan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Okanagan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Okanagan Odyssey: Journeys Through Terrain, Terroir and Culture
Okanagan Odyssey is a quirky and lyrical examination of British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Sticking to the backroads and byways, Gayton gently pokes and prods local ecosystems, histories, vineyards and people.
Don Gayton, 2010
2
Q'Sapi: A History of Okanagan People As Told by Okanagan ...
There are many individual voices, male and female, old and young, scattered about me.
Shirley Louis, 2008
3
John Schreiner's Okanagan Wine Tour Guide: Wineries from ...
In alphabetical order this guide takes you through all the wineries of the Okananan, Similkameen, Thompson River Valleys and the Kootenays with insider tips from Canada's most prolific wine writer.
John Schreiner, 2014
4
The Okanagan Valley, British Columbia: Frommer's ShortCuts
This Frommer’s ShortCuts to The Okanagan Valley, British Columbia includes: Osoyoos, Oliver, Penticton, and Kelowna. Search for more Frommer’s ShortCuts.
Frommer's ShortCuts, 2012
5
Hobnobbing with a Countess and Other Okanagan Adventures: ...
In 1891, Alice Barrett moved from Port Dover, Ontario, to the OkanaganValley to keep house for her brother and uncle.
Jo Fraser Jones, 2002
6
Fintry - Lives, Loves and Dreams: The Story of a Unique ...
A history of the Shorts' Creek Delta at Fintry, British Columbia. The book covers periods from pre-history to the present.
Stanley Sauerwein, 2000
7
Skaha Crossing : an Okanagan Story : Historical Fiction Novel
Skaha is Okanagan historical fiction, the second of a trilogy. Sternwheelers, freighting, ranching, and orchards depict development of the valley. Ambition, hardship and romance in early pioneering described.
Elizabeth Pryce, 2004
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The Birds of British Columbia: Nonpasserines: Diurnal Birds ...
Autumn: Interior - Williams Lake 4 Sep 1954-1 female (N'MC 47644); Riske Creek 15 Sep 1978-1 immature; Kamloops 1 Sep 1986-7, 2 Sep 1981-7; Okanagan Landing 28 Sep 1920-1 male (ROM 84667); Naramata 3 Oct 1943-1; Wasa 4 Sep ...
Robert Wayne Campbell, Neil K. Dawe, British Columbia. Wildlife Branch, 1997
9
Fodor's Vancouver & Victoria: with Whistler, Vancouver ...
Fodor’s Vancouver and Victoria is the guide to help you plan your time from the slopes to the surf and everything in between.
Fodor's, 2012
10
The Sicamous & the Naramata: steamboat days in the Okanagan
In 1914, the Sicamous was the epitome of elegant, efficient travel in the Okanagan, and one of the finest vessels ever to operate on British Columbia's inland waters, carrying passengers, mail, express, and prized fruit.
Robert D. Turner, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OKANAGAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Okanagan is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Okanagan residents learn to live with threat of fire
Denison's family is prepared for the inevitable wildfires of the Okanagan, and they should be. The western provinces are experiencing a ... «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
2
Sockeye en route to Okanagan facing mass mortality
“Normally our food fishers would be fishing along the Okanagan River, between OK Falls and Oliver, but because of the high water ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
3
B.C. manhunt for serial offender ends with frantic chase into …
Read more Okanagan news at pentictonherald.ca. © Copyright (c) The Province. E-mail this Article · Print this Article; Share this Article ... «The Province, Jul 15»
4
Epic Okanagan year in sight
I have been talking with some growers about the future of merlot in the Okanagan and there seems to be some appetite to raise the bar. «Vancouver Sun, Jul 15»
5
Okanagan band praises firefighters
Okanagan Indian Band members Ned Alexis, Shea Phelan and Taylor Belanger are part of the crews currently battling the Westside Road fire, ... «Vernon Morning Star, Jul 15»
6
5 Reasons Why I Love UBC's Okanagan Campus
UBC`s Okanagan campus, located in the growing interior hub that is the City of Kelowna, has just recently turned the page on its first decade. «Pulse, Jul 15»
7
Okanagan forecast: cooling down
A cooler than seasonal weekend is in store as an upper low tracks into the BC Interior. This unstable airmass will also generate showers. «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
8
NOTABLE POTABLES: Maverick Estate Winery making a splash in …
The vineyards at Maverick Estate Winery in the South Okanagan started ... Albertyn's father-in-law, had recognized the Okanagan's potential, ... «North Shore News, Jul 15»
9
Chris George Voted Green Party Nominee for Okanagan Shuswap
“A huge congratulations to CHRIS GEORGE who was elected to be the nominee for the Green Party of the North Okanagan Shuswap! I know ... «KamloopsBCNow, Jul 15»
10
The call of the Okanagan
Wilcox finds the pace of an Okanagan city like Kelowna to his liking, along with its attractive price point. He says he expects to pay around ... «Vancouver Sun, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Okanagan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/okanagan>. Dec 2020 ».
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