(ləsho͞ot`), town (1991 pop. 11,730), S Que., Canada, on the North River, W of Montreal. It is at the foot of the Laurentian Mts. Textiles and lumber, wood, and paper products are among its increasingly diversified manufactures.
He played piano in the high school dance band and later paid for university playing in a combo at a Lachute bar while earning his degree at McGill's Schulich School of Music and serving as organist-choirmaster at Westmount Park United Church.
In any case, the Francophone Druids usually manage to compromise, and when they perform their rituals in their sacred site in the forest near Lachute, they usually adopt a style more in line with the Kredenn Geltiek, that is reviving early Quebecois folklore, and when rituals are performed in Acton Vale, the rather dogmatic Arvernia style concentrating on imagined or interpreted information from early Gaul is adopted.