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Sherbrooke,

city (1991 pop. 76,429), S Que., Canada, at the confluence of the Magog and the St. François rivers, E of Montreal. It is the commercial and market center for the surrounding farm and mining region and is an industrial city, with textile mills and plants producing mining machinery, rubber products, and leather goods. The Univ. of Sherbrooke (1954) is in the city.
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Sherbrooke

 

a city in Canada, in the province of Quebec. Population, 86,000 (1975). Sherbrooke is a railroad junction. A center for the textile and knitwear industry, it also produces rolling stock and equipment for mining and the pulp and paper industry. Other enterprises specialize in metalworking and the production of electrical-engineering equipment.

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Sherbrooke

a city in E Canada, in S Quebec: industrial and commercial centre. Pop.: 127 354 (2001)
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