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MONCTON, a city and port of entry in Westmoreland county, New Brunswick, Canada, 89 m. by rail N.E. of St John, at the head of navigation on the Petitcodiac river, the seat of the workshops and general offices of the Inter-Colonial railway and the eastern terminus of the new Grand Trunk Pacific railway. Pop. (1901), 9026. It has large stove factories, engine and boiler works, and is a flourishing manufacturing town. The workshops of the railway and great part of the town were swept away by fire in February 1906, but have been rebuilt on a larger and more modern scale.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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