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Welland

(wĕl`ənd), city (1991 pop. 47,914), SE Ont., Canada, on the Welland Ship Canal. It is a canal port and an industrial center. Cotton, iron, steel, and many other goods are made in Welland. The city is also a distribution center for a fruit-growing area
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Welland

 

a city in Canada, in the southern part of the province of Ontario, on the Welland Ship Canal, which connects Lake Ontario to Lake Erie, bypassing the Niagara River and Niagara Falls. Population, 44,400 (1971). Welland is an important center for the production of iron alloys. The city is the location of Canada’s largest tube-rolling plant, which has a capacity of 540,000 tons. Welland also produces carburetors, textiles, and chemical products.

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