Example sentences for: ottawa

How can you use “ottawa” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This is the grand parade drive along the Ottawa River to the town’s smartest residential neighborhood, home of ministers and “Embassy Row.”

  • Accommodatingly situated on the border between Ontario and Québec, Ottawa is a fully bilingual city, though most of the French-speaking community (and the best restaurants) now have their homes in Hull on the Québec side of the Ottawa River.

  • Like most national capitals created artificially to avoid favoring one established metropolis over another, Ottawa is the perennial butt of carping and jokes.

  • The choice went to Bytown, a puny lumber depot renamed Ottawa after the river on which it stood, diplomatically situated between Upper and Lower Canada.

  • Local citizens boast that the Rideau Canal, which stretches 200 km (120 miles) from the Ottawa River to Lake Ontario, qualifies in winter as “the world’s longest skating rink.”

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