HyperDic: champlain

English > 2 senses of the word Champlain:
NOUNperson Champlain, Samuel de ChamplainFrench explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec / Quebec (1567-1635)
objectChamplain, Lake Champlaina lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec
Champlain > pronunciation
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English > Champlain: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningFrench explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec / Quebec (1567-1635).
SynonymSamuel de Champlain
Instance ofexplorer, adventurersomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
English > Champlain: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812.
SynonymLake Champlain
Instance oflakeA body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
Part ofNew York, New York State, Empire State, NY, N.Y.A Mid-Atlantic state
QuebecThe largest province of Canada
Vermont, Green Mountain State, VT, Vt.A state in New England

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