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 City of St. Michael (The).City of the Great King (The)—i.e. 
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.

 City of St. Michael (The).City of the Great King (The)—i.e. 

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