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A peninsula of eastern Quebec, Canada, between Chaleur Bay and the mouth of the St. Lawrence River. Mountainous and heavily wooded, the peninsula is known for its picturesque coastal villages. The Bay of Gaspé is located at its eastern tip.
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Gaspé Peninsula(ɡæˈspeɪ; French ɡaspe)
(Placename) a peninsula in E Canada, in SE Quebec between the St Lawrence River and New Brunswick: mountainous and wooded with many lakes and rivers. Area: about 29 500 sq km (11 400 sq miles). Also called: the Gaspé
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