Burnaby
Burnaby [bʉr′nə bē]
city in SW British Columbia, Canada; suburb of Vancouver: pop. 179,000

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Bur·na·by (bûrʹnə-bē)
A city of southwest British Columbia, Canada, a suburb of Vancouver. Population: 136,494.

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District municipality (pop., 2001: 193,954), southwestern British Columbia, Canada.

The settlement developed along with Vancouver in the late 19th century and is now an eastern suburb of that city. It is one of the province's chief commercial and industrial centres, with important trucking, warehousing, and petroleum-distribution facilities.

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      district municipality forming an eastern suburb of metropolitan Vancouver, southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It lies between the Burrard Inlet and the North Arm of the Fraser River and borders on Port Moody (northeast) and New Westminster (southeast). The settlement developed with Vancouver in the late 19th century and was named for Robert Burnaby (1828–78), a prominent local businessman. Crossed by several major railroads and highways and serving as the western terminus for an oil and gas pipeline from Alberta, Burnaby is one of the province's chief commercial and industrial centres. It has important trucking, warehousing, and petroleum-distribution facilities, as well as forest industries; steel fabrication and the manufacture of electronic, electrical, and transportation equipment are also significant. Simon Fraser University (1963) is in Burnaby. Inc. 1892. Pop. (2006) 202,799.

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