Summerside, town (1991 pop. 7,474), SW Prince Edward Island, Canada, on Bedeque Bay, an arm of Northumberland Strait. The Island's second largest city, it is a tourist center and port. Potatoes, dairy products, and oysters are produced in the region. There is an experimental fur farm in the town.
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