Montreal

[ mon-tree-awl, muhn- ]
/ ˌmɒn triˈɔl, ˌmʌn- /

noun

a seaport in S Quebec, in E Canada, on an island (Montreal Island) in the St. Lawrence.

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French Mont·ré·al [mawn-rey-al] /mɔ̃ reɪˈal/.

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British Dictionary definitions for montreal

Montreal
/ (ˌmɒntrɪˈɔːl) /

noun

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)
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Cultural definitions for montreal

Montreal

City in southern Quebec province, Canada, on Montreal Island in the St. Lawrence River; a cultural, commercial, financial, and industrial center.

notes for Montreal

Montreal is the second-largest French-speaking city in the world, after Paris, and the second-largest city in Canada, after Toronto.

notes for Montreal

It lies at the foot of Mount Royal, for which it is named.
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