Etymology
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Toronto

city in Ontario, Canada, founded 1793 as York, renamed 1834 for a native village that appears on a 1656 map as Tarantou, from an Iroquoian source, original form and sense unknown; perhaps taron-to-hen "wood in the water," or Huron deondo "meeting place."

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Toronto from WordNet

Toronto (n.)
the provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada);
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.