abitibi defined in 1939 yearabitibi - Abitibi;
abitibi - Region of N. Ontario, Canada, through which flows the 200-m. river of the same name, a tributary of the Moose. The Ontario govt. rly. runs parallel to the river for 150 m. There are several hydro-electric power plants within the region, supplying power to many industrial mining concerns. The pulp and paper industry has been greatly developed from the natural resources of the region. Its centre is at Iroquois Falls. Abitibi also includes two lakes, one 60 m. long, and a govt. game reserve. Abitibi county, in the province of Quebec, has been an agricultural settlement area since 1912.
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