Definitions for saguenayˌsæg əˈneɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sag•ue•nayˌsæg əˈneɪ(n.)

  1. a river in SE Canada, in Quebec, flowing SE from Lake St. John to the St. Lawrence. 125 mi. (200 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)


  1. Saguenay

    Saguenay was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1949 to 1968. This riding was created in 1947 from parts of Charlevoix—Saguenay riding. It consisted of: ⁕the county of Saguenay, and the towns of Baie Comeau and Forestville; ⁕Anticosti Island; and ⁕the territory of New-Quebec. It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Abitibi, Charlevoix and Manicouagan ridings.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Saguenay

    a large and picturesque river of Canada; carries off the surplus waters of Lake St. John, replenished by a number of large streams, and issuing a full-bodied stream, flows SE. through magnificent forest and mountain scenery till it falls into the St. Lawrence, 115 m. below Quebec, after a course of 100 m.; is remarkable for its depth, and is navigable by the largest ships.

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