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Saskatoon

(săskəto͞on`), city (1991 pop. 186,058), S central Sask., Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. The largest city in the province, it is the chief manufacturing and distribution center for central and N Saskatchewan. There are grain elevators, grain and flour mills, stockyards, meatpacking plants, oil refineries, potash-processing plants, and various light manufacturing ventures in the city. Saskatoon was settled in 1883 and grew rapidly after the coming of the railroad (1890). The Univ. of Saskatchewan with its affiliated colleges is there, and a dominion forestry station is nearby. The name derives from a Cree word for a berry found in the area.

Saskatoon

 

a city in western Canada, in the province of Saskatchewan; situated on the South Saskatchewan River. Population, 132,200 (1973). Saskatoon is a railroad junction and the trade and distribution center of an agricultural region specializing in growing grain and raising livestock. It has food, clothing, and chemical industries. It also has oil-refineries, a cement plant, and large enterprises for mining and processing potassium salts. There is a university in the city.

Saskatoon

a city in W Canada, in S Saskatchewan on the South Saskatchewan River: oil refining; university (1907). Pop.: 196 816 (2001)
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