Sainte Anne de Bellevue (săNtănˈ də bĕlvüˈ) [key], town (1991 pop. 4,030), S Que., Canada, on Montreal Island, SW of Montreal. The town has woodworking plants and a publishing house. In fur-trading days it was the point of departure for canoes going west, and it is referred to in Thomas Moore's "Canadian Boat Song." The agricultural faculty of Macdonald College, McGill Univ., is there.
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