- See under Thunder Bay.
- a port in W Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Superior: created in 1970 by the merger of twin cities (Fort William and Port Arthur) and two adjoining townships.
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About the year 1790 he removed to Inverlochy, in the vicinity of Fort-William.
It is about thirty-eight miles from Fort-William to Arisaig, but the drive is something to be remembered during a lifetime.Scotch Loch-Fishing
AKA Black Palmer, William Senior
The fatigues and miseries of his journey to Fort-William and Inverary all forgotten.
The unfortunate person turned out to be a woman recently arrived from Fort-William.The History of Burke and Hare
George Mac Gregor
- a town in W Scotland, in Highland at the head of Loch Linnhe: tourist centre; the fort itself, built in 1655 and renamed after William III in 1690, was demolished in 1866. Pop: 9908 (2001)
- a port in central Canada, in Ontario on Lake Superior: formed in 1970 by the amalgamation of Fort William and Port Arthur; the head of the St Lawrence Seaway for Canada. Pop: 103 215 (2001)