Montego Bay


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Montego Bay

(mŏntē`gō), city (1991 pop. 82,002), NW Jamaica. One of the most popular resorts in the Caribbean with highly developed tourism facilities, Montego Bay is also a port and commercial center. There is an active trade in sugar, bananas, coffee, and rum. The city has various light manufacturing industries.

Montego Bay

 

a city in northwestern Jamaica. Population, 42,800 (1970). Montego Bay is a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is linked by railroad with Kingston and has an international airport. Sugar, coffee, and bananas are exported. The city is a tourist resort.

Montego Bay

a port and resort in NW Jamaica: the second largest town on the island Pop.: 83 446 (1991)
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I am thrilled that there will be new scheduled air service between Kingston and Montego Bay," said John Lynch, Jamaica's Director of Tourism.
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