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Sault Ste. Marie

or Sault Sainte Marie

[soo seynt muh-ree]
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noun
  1. the rapids of the St. Marys River, between NE Michigan and Ontario, Canada.
  2. a city in S Ontario, in S Canada, near these rapids.
  3. a city opposite it, in NE Michigan.
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British Dictionary definitions for sault sainte marie

Sault Sainte Marie

noun
  1. an inland port in central Canada, in Ontario on the St Mary's River, which links Lake Superior and Lake Huron, opposite Sault Ste Marie, Michigan: canal bypassing the rapids completed in 1895. Pop: 67 385 (2001)
  2. an inland port in NE Michigan, opposite Sault Ste Marie, Ontario: canal around the rapids completed in 1855, enlarged and divided in 1896 and 1919 (popularly called Soo Canals). Pop: 14 184 (2003 est)Usually abbreviated to: Sault Ste Marie
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