Lachine is a borought durability within the town on Montreal regarding the Island regarding Montreal of southwestern Quebec, Canada. It was an independent town till 2002. Lachine, curiously from French La Chine China, is frequently pointed out after bear been named among 1667, in mockery regarding its since proprietor Robert Cavelier de La Salle, whichever explored the internal concerning North America, attempting in imitation of locate a passage in conformity with Asia. When he returned without success, he and his guys had been derisively named les Chinois Chinese.
The fame was adopted now the parish regarding Saints-Anges-de-la-Chine was created into 1678, including the shape Lachine acting with the launch over a submit office within 1829. The borough is placed in the southwest share regarding the island concerning Montreal, at the chord regarding the Lachine Canal, into the borough about LaSalle, or the city over Dorval. It was once a detach city till indoor mergers of January 1, 2002 yet did not demerge regarding January 1, 2006. A memorial after Air India Flight 182 is positioned between Monk Island, between Lachine.