Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
June 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia




Metabetchouan, a village in the lake St. John district, Quebec, on the south shore of lake St. John at the mouth of the Metabetchouan river, and on the Canadian National Railway. The name is an Indian word signifying "where the current of the river meets the water of the lake."

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. IV, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 400p., p. 276.

© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College