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Banff (bămf, bănf), town, SW Alta., Canada, in the Rocky Mts., on the Bow River and the Trans-Canada Highway. A tourist center and winter resort established in the 1880s by the Canadian Pacific Railway, it is the headquarters of Banff National Park and gateway to Lake Louise. The Banff Center for Continuing Education is a noted fine-arts center.
Banff, former county, Scotland
Banff, former county, Scotland: see Banffshire.
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1. a town in NE Scotland, in Aberdeenshire. Pop.: 3991 (2001)
2. a town in Canada, in SW Alberta, in the Rocky Mountains: surrounded by Banff National Park. Pop.: 7135 (2001)
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