Montreal

Montreal

[mon-tree-awl, muhn-]
noun
a seaport in S Quebec, in E Canada, on an island (Montreal Island) in the St. Lawrence.
French Montréal [mawn-rey-al] .

Montrealer, noun
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Montreal (ˌmɒntrɪˈɔːl)
 
n
French name: Montréal a city and major port in central Canada, in S Quebec on Montreal Island at the junction of the Ottawa and St Lawrence Rivers. Pop: 1 039 534 (2001)

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Montreal definition


City in southern Quebec province, Canada, on Montreal Island in the St. Lawrence River; a cultural, commercial, financial, and industrial center.

Note: Montreal is the second-largest French-speaking city in the world, after Paris, and the second-largest city in Canada, after Toronto.
Note: It lies at the foot of Mount Royal, for which it is named.
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