HyperDic: jacques_marquette

English > 1 sense of the expression Jacques Marquette:
NOUNperson Jacques Marquette, Marquette, Pere Jacques MarquetteFrench missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)
English > Jacques Marquette: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningFrench missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675).
SynonymsMarquette, Pere Jacques Marquette
Instance ofmissionary, missionersomeone sent on a mission / mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
SpanishJacques Marquette
CatalanJacques Marquette

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