Orillia (ōrĭlˈēə) [key], town (1991 pop. 25,925), SE Ont., on Lake Couchiching. Manufactures include industrial machinery, household appliances, and industrial rubber products. It is also a summer resort. A monument to Champlain, erected in 1925, commemorates his explorations. Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock had a summer home there.
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