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GALT

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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 427 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GALT, a town in Waterloo county, Ontario, Canada, 23 nl. N.N.W. of Hamilton, on the Grand river and on the Grand Trunk and Canadian Pacific railways. Pop. (1881) 5187; (1901) 7866. It is named after John Galt, the author. It has excellent water privileges which furnish power for flour-mills and for manufactures of edge tools, castings, machinery, paper and other industries.
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