from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river, about 443 km (275 mi) long, of eastern Ontario, Canada, rising in Mattagami Lake and flowing north to the Moose River.
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Even as I talk, such centres as Labrador City, Mattagami, Thompson and others are fleshing out as modern centres of population around recent mining developments.
A detailed survey will be made of the route for the Pine Point Railway to Great Slave Lake so that construction may proceed; and the building of the Mattagami railroad in Quebec will go ahead.
By to-morrow morning I shall be half-way to the Mattagami.
When push comes to shove in the future, and we find ourselves in an energy crisis here in Ontario, particularly after we've shut down our coal burning plants (or have replaced coal with wood pellets), there may be little choice but to look at damming the Abitibi, the Moose, the Mattagami, the Albany, or some of the other great rivers which flow to James Bay.
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