- a seaport in S Quebec, in E Canada, on an island (Montreal Island) in the St. Lawrence.
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Castro actually flew up to Montreal to be a pallbearer at the 2000 funeral of a beloved Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau.Canada ♥ Cuba Just Got Complicated
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A longtime Zionist, Kawalek grew up in Montreal in a semi-religious household.A Gay Jewish Zionist American Doctor in Gaza and What He Saw
September 22, 2014
Johnny Depp has a pretty sizeable role in Tusk as the Montreal private eye Guy LaPointe.Kevin Smith's Marijuanaissance: On 'Tusk,' 'Falling Out' with Ben Affleck, and 20 Years of 'Clerks'
September 9, 2014
Travelers to Montreal all have their favorite spots and memories, of course.
“Montreal feels like a trip to Paris at a fraction of the distance and cost,” New York businessman Jeff Ravetz says.
When we reached Montreal we were confined in a gaol where we remained three weeks.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
At the police headquarters in Montreal various schemes were discussed.
Mr. Mercier obtained from the city of Montreal the loan of fifteen picked men.
The anger of the Bishop of Montreal was necessary to enable me to regain my good humour.
The distance between Caughnanwaga and Montreal was five kilometres.
- 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)French name: Montréal (mɔ̃real)
Word Origin and History for montreal
city in Canada, originally Ville Marie de Montréal, settled by the French 1642, named for the hill on which it was built, Mont Réal, in French literally "royal mount;" named 1534 by Jacques Cartier in honor of Francis I. Related: Montrealer.