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Ontario


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political
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Canada's 2nd largest province; originally inhabited by Huron, Erie & Petun Indians; ceded by France to Great Britain 1763; nation's most important mining province; produces around half of world's nickel; also contains copper, iron ore, gold & zinc.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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