Fitzhenry Whiteside Canadian Thesaurus
|The first Canadian reference book of its kind built - not from an
existing database - but totally from scratch over a period of close to 12
years. At more than 1200 pages, the book contains over 30,000 individual
Look up the word district, for instance, and in addition to the usual synonyms and antonyms, the reader will find reference to well-known neighbourhood districts such as Market Square in Saint John, Montreals Balconville, Torontos Cabbagetown and The Danforth, The Forks in Winnipeg, and Vancouvers Gastown, among others.
Under dessert its difficult to imagine another reference book wherein baked Alaska and crème caramel sit side-by-side with blueberry grunt, jambuster, Joe Louis, and Nanaimo bar.
| The listing for flower provides the reader with the
name of the official flower of each Canadian province and territory. Look up
motto, tree, or bird, and the provincial
and territorial mottoes, tress, and birds are there as well.
And what thesaurus could call itself even remotely Canadian without at least a bakers dozen of synonyms for donut?
Hudson Bay Coat, McLaughlin Buick, Bricklin, Zamboni? Yes, theyre in here. So too are fiddlehead, Herring Choker, and Digby Chick.
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Last modified: July 16, 2001
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