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Lunenburg (lōˈnənbərg) [key], town (1991 pop. 2,781), SW N.S., Canada, on Lunenburg Bay, SW of Halifax. It has a large fishing fleet and a fisheries museum. The district was chiefly settled c.1750 by Germans from Hanover.

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