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6/16/2020, 8:23 AM picajay
6/2/2019, 6:44 PM picajay

Name Mississauga
Type Region
Pronounced Pron. miz-IZ-ah-gah
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Meaning & History

From the Anishinaabe word misi-zaagiing, meaning "Those at the Great River Mouth". Name of the Mississauga tribe, and now a name of a Toronto suburb. Closely related to the Ojibwe word misswezahging, mean "river of many outlets".
Added 6/2/2019 by picajay