Montreal, University of, at Montreal, Que., Canada; French language; established 1876 as a branch of Laval Univ. It became an autonomous university in 1919. It has faculties of arts and sciences, graduate studies, theology, law, medicine, nursing, dental medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, environment design, music, and education.
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