Fr. name Montréˈal (mɔ̃̃ʀeɪˈal; mōnrāȧlˈ)
1. city & seaport in SW Quebec, Canada, on an island in the St. Lawrence River: pop. 1,016,000 (met. area, 3,327,000)
2. this island: 201 sq mi (521 sq km)
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Word origin of 'Montreal'Fr Montréal, after Mont Royal, Mount Royal, at its center