Gaspé

Gaspé (găspāˈ, găsˈpā, Fr. gäspāˈ) [key], city (1991 pop. 16,402), E Que., Canada, on Gaspé Bay near the eastern extremity of the Gaspé Peninsula. It is a resort. Cartier landed there in 1534.

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