Montreal definition

  • others:
    • A city of southern Quebec, Canada, on Montreal Island inside St. Lawrence River. Named after Mount Royal, a hill at its center, it was started because of the French as Ville Marie de MontrĂ©al in 1642 and expanded rapidly as a fur-trading center and starting point for western exploration. The English captured the town in 1760. Today Montreal is an important Canadian slot and a cultural, commercial, and industrial hub. Populace: 1,620,000.
  • proper-noun:
    • A river slot and biggest town in Quebec.
  • noun:
    • a city in south Quebec province regarding the Saint Lawrence River; the largest town in Quebec and 2nd biggest in Canada; the second largest French-speaking city worldwide

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