Sault Sainte Marie
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Sault Sainte Ma·rie(so͞o′ sānt′ mə-rē′)
A city of southern Ontario, Canada, at the falls of the St. Marys River opposite Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Sault Sainte Marie Canals, which bypass the rapids, allow passage between Lake Superior and Lake Huron.
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Sault Sainte Marie(ˈsuː seɪnt məˈriː)
1. (Placename) an inland port in central Canada, in Ontario on the St Mary's River, which links Lake Superior and Lake Huron, opposite Sault Ste Marie, Michigan: canal bypassing the rapids completed in 1895. Pop: 67 385 (2001)
2. (Placename) an inland port in NE Michigan, opposite Sault Ste Marie, Ontario: canal around the rapids completed in 1855, enlarged and divided in 1896 and 1919 (popularly called Soo Canals). Pop: 14 184 (2003 est). Usually abbreviated to: Sault Ste Marie
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