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Sudbury,

city (1991 pop. 92,884), central Ont., Canada. It is the center of Canada's largest mining region, which produces much of the world's nickel and large quantities of copper, platinum, gold, silver, cobalt, and sulfur. Laurentian Univ. (1960) is there.

Sudbury,

town (1990 pop. 14,358), Middlesex co., E Mass.; inc. 1639. Electrical and electronic equipment is manufactured. The tavern (built 1686; restored) that was the scene of Henry Wadsworth LongfellowLongfellow, Henry Wadsworth,
1807–82, American poet, b. Portland, Maine, grad. Bowdoin College, 1825. He wrote some of the most popular poems in American literature, in which he created a new body of romantic American legends.
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's Tales of a Wayside Inn is there, as well as a working restored gristmill.

Sudbury

 

a city in Canada, in the province of Ontario. Population, 155,100 (1971). Sudbury has a railroad station. The city arose in connection with the discovery of a vast deposit of nickel-copper ore and the construction of a transcontinental railroad line. Industries include ferrous metallurgy, woodworking, food processing, and the manufacture of mining equipment and chemicals.

Sudbury

a city in central Canada, in Ontario: a major nickel-mining centre. Pop.: 103 879 (2001)
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