Lachine (French: "La Chine" "The China") may refer to a number of places in the
Lachine, Quebec- the community;
The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site;
*the Lachine train station on the Dorion-Rigaud Line of the
Agence métropolitaine de transport commuter trainnetwork;
*the federal electoral district of
Lachine massacreoccurred in 1689, when Mohawk warriors attacked the small French settlement of Lachine.
The name comes from the French "la Chine," "
China," a derisive reference to Robert Cavalier de La Salle's belief that beyond the Lachine Rapids was a sea route to the Orient.
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