a river in SE Canada, in Quebec, flowing SE from Lake St. John to the St. Lawrence. 125 miles (200 km) long.
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How to use Saguenay in a sentence
Laverdire erroneously considers Sacqu as another form of Sagn, or Saguenay.
Laverdire derives Saguenay from the Montagnais saki-nip, "the rushing water."
Their long sail together, down the Saint Lawrence, and up the Saguenay, gave time for much talk between them.David Fleming's Forgiveness | Margaret Murray Robertson
I need scarcely say we gladly accepted his offer, and in a short time arrived at the river Saguenay.Hudson Bay | R.M. Ballantyne
Northwick remembered the place because it was here that the Saguenay steamer lay so long before starting up the river.The Quality of Mercy | W. D. Howells
British Dictionary definitions for Saguenay
a river in SE Canada in S Quebec, rising as the Péribonca River on the central plateau and flowing south, then east to the St Lawrence. Length: 764 km (475 miles)
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