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Temiscaming

Temiscaming (təmĭsˈkəmĭng) [key], Témiscamingue tāmĭskämăNgˈ, or Timiskaming tĭmĭsˈkəmĭng, town (1991 pop. 2,944), SW Que., Canada, at the south end of Lake Timiscaming, NE of North Bay. A paper mill is the town's most important industry. Gold, silver, cobalt, and arsenic are mined in the region.

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