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  1. a port in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on the S shore of Lake Huron, on the St. Clair River, across from Port Huron, Michigan.
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Examples from the Web for sarnia

Historical Examples

  • We stopped four hours at Montreal, and next arrived at Sarnia.

    A Soldier's Life

    Edwin G. Rundle

  • We passed through Toronto and thence to Sarnia, and on to Chicago.

  • Of the 1,000 on board the Sarnia I could not be expected to remember all.

  • No happier and more loving pair in all Sarnia than Captain and Mrs. Pierpoint.

    Strange Stories

    Grant Allen

  • But old Mick Sarnia said hush, for his wife's sake, and so we hushed, and Sarnia's wife doesn't know even now.

British Dictionary definitions for sarnia


  1. an inland port in S central Canada, in SW Ontario at the S end of Lake Huron: oil refineries. Pop: 78 577 (2001)
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