Brampton, city (1991 pop. 234,445), S Ont., Canada, NW of Toronto. Incorporated as a village (1852), a town (1873), and then a city (1976), it is noted for its greenhouses and flowers. Automobiles, shoes, lumber, optical goods, and other products are made.
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