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City of Saints

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Montreal, in Canada, is so named because all the streets are named after saints.

“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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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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City (A)
City College (The)
City of Bells (The)
City of David (The)
City of Destruction (The)
City of God (The)
City of Lanterns (The)
City of Palaces (The)
City of Refuge (The)
City of St. Michael (The)
City of Saints
City of the Great King (The)—i.e
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City of the Sun (The)
City of the Violet Crown
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Civil List
Civil Magistrate (A)
Civil Service Estimates (The)
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