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gaspereau

/ ˈɡæspərəʊ /

noun

  1. another name for alewife


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Word History and Origins

Origin of gaspereau1

from Canadian French

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Example Sentences

Once more a village arose on Grand Pré, and cider-presses creaked on the hills of Gaspereau.

Thus to the Gaspereau's mouth moved on that mournful procession.

The Gaspereau villages grew in importance, and were among the richest and most populous in 1755.

The steamer was soon at the pier inside the broad mouth of the river Gaspereau.

Fort Gaspereau and a fortification at the mouth of the St. John were also occupied.

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