Lièvre (lēāˈvrə) [key], river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in Kempt Lake, S Que., Canada, and flowing generally SW into the Ottawa River near Buckingham. Parts of it are navigable. There are five hydroelectric plants along its course; two of the most important are at Masson and High Falls.
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