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Oromocto (ôrōmŏkˈtō) [key], town (1991 pop. 9,325), S central N.B., Canada, on the St. John River. The town developed because of its proximity to Camp Gagetown, the largest (436 sq mi/1,129 sq km) military camp in Canada.

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