Dartmouth, city and former municipality, S N.S., Canada, on Halifax harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Dartmouth has large sugar and oil refineries, and it produces ships, iron, and aircraft parts. Connected to Halifax by bridges and ferry, Darmouth greatly expanded in late 20th cent., and in 1996 it was incorporated into the regional municipality of Halifax.
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