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Caughnawaga

Caughnawaga (käˈnəwäˌgə) [key], community and Native American reserve, S Que., Canada, on the Saint Lawrence River opposite Lachine. It was founded (1676) as a refuge for Iroquois converts to the Christian faith.

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