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[gran-bee] /ˈgræn bi/
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada. Unabridged
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city, Monteregie region, southern Quebec province, Canada, on the Yamaska Nord River. It is named after a village in Nottinghamshire, Eng. From its origins as a small woolen-milling town in 1851, the city has grown to become a large industrial and commercial centre linked to Montreal city, about 40 miles (64 km) to the west, by rail and toll roads. Its manufactures include textiles, clothing, plastic and rubber goods, maple products, furniture and wood by-products, tobacco, and household appliances. The area is also a dairying and farming district. Granby maintains a school of arts and crafts, a classical college, and a zoo that is one of the largest and best known in Canada. Pop. (2006) 59,385.

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