Rivière-des-Prairies, Quebec

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The Rivière des Prairies (pronounced [ʁivjɛʁ de pʁɛʁi]; literally River of the Prairies, sometimes called the Back River in English) is a delta channel of the Ottawa River in southwestern Quebec, Canada. The indigenous inhabitants of what's now known as the Island of Montreal called it Skowanoti, meaning "River behind the island".