Dartmouth, city (1991 pop. 67,798), S N.S., Canada, on Halifax harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. The city has large sugar and oil refineries, and it produces ships, iron, and aircraft parts. Dartmouth, which is connected to Halifax by bridges and ferry, has expanded greatly in recent decades.

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