/van"yay, van yay"/; for 1, 3 also Fr. /vann nyay"/, n.
1. Georges P. /jawrj/; Fr. /zhawrddzh/, 1888-1967, Canadian soldier and diplomat: governor-general 1959-67.
2. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, near Ottawa, on the Ottawa River. 18,792.
3. a town in S Quebec, in E Canada: suburb of Quebec. 10,725.

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