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Long Sault Rapids

Long Sault Rapids (sō, sō) [key], in the Ottawa River, Canada, midway between Ottawa and Montreal. There in 1660 the Iroquois defeated a party of 18 Frenchmen, led by Dollard des Ormeaux, who were attempting to save Montreal.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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