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Montego Bay

Montego Bay (mŏntēˈgō) [key], city (1991 pop. 82,002), NW Jamaica. One of the most popular resorts in the Caribbean with highly developed tourism facilities, Montego Bay is also a port and commercial center. There is an active trade in sugar, bananas, coffee, and rum. The city has various light manufacturing industries.

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