Granby

/gran"bee/, n.
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada. 38,069.

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      city, Montérégie region, southern Quebec province, Canada, on the Yamaska Nord River. It is named after a village in Nottinghamshire, Eng. From its origins as a small woolen-milling town in 1851, the city has grown to become a large industrial and commercial centre linked to Montreal city, about 40 miles (64 km) to the west, by rail and toll roads. Its manufactures include textiles, clothing, plastic and rubber goods, maple products, furniture and wood by-products, tobacco, and household appliances. The area is also a dairying and farming district. Granby maintains a school of arts and crafts, a classical college, and a zoo that is one of the largest and best known in Canada. Pop. (2006) 59,385.

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  • Granby, MA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Massachusetts Population (2000): 1344 Housing Units (2000): 541 Land area (2000): 3.474356 sq. miles (8.998540 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000711 sq. miles (0.001841 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.475067 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Granby, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 2121 Housing Units (2000): 934 Land area (2000): 4.436066 sq. miles (11.489359 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.436066 sq. miles (11.489359 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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