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Longueuil

[lawng-geyl, long-; French lawn-gœ-yuh] /lɔŋˈgeɪl, lɒŋ-; French lɔ̃ˈgœ yə/
noun
1.
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, across from Montreal, on the St. Lawrence.
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Longueuil

/lɒŋˈɡeɪl; French lɔ̃ɡœj/
noun
1.
a city in SE Canada, in S Quebec: a suburb of Montreal. Pop: 128 016 (2001)
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city, Monteregie region, southern Quebec province, Canada, on the St. Lawrence River, opposite Montreal city. The city was founded in 1657 by Charles Le Moyne. Reached by railway in 1880, it grew to become an important residential and industrial suburb of Montreal; after annexing Montreal South in 1961, it nearly quadrupled its population. Longueuil is the eastern terminus of Montreal's Metro (subway system) as well as of the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, which gives access to the islands of Sainte-Helene and Notre-Dame. In 1969 the city of Jacques-Cartier was merged with Longueuil, and in 2002 several more adjacent communities were amalgamated into the city (although some of those later chose to reestablish themselves as separate municipalities). Inc. town, 1874; city, 1920. Pop. (2006) 229,330.

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