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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
City of Saints.
 
Montreal, in Canada, is so named because all the streets are named after saints.   1
        “Mr. Geo. Martin … said he came from [Montreal] a city of saints, where all the streets were named after saints.”—Secular Thought, September 10th, 1891.
 


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