Trois-Rivières

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Trois-Rivières

 (trwä rē-vyĕr′)
A city of southern Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and St. Maurice Rivers. Founded in 1634, it grew as a port and a center of the a pulp and paper industry.

Trois-Rivières

(French trwɑ rivjɛr)
n
(Placename) a port in E Canada, in Quebec on the St Lawrence River: one of the world's largest centres of newsprint production. Pop: 46 264 (2001). English name: Three Rivers

Three′ Riv′ers


n.
a city in S Quebec, in SE Canada, on the St. Lawrence. 55,240. French, Trois-Rivières.