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Frémont, John Charles

Syllabification: Fré·mont, John Charles
Pronunciation: /ˈfrēˌmänt
 
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Definition of Frémont, John Charles in English:

( 1813–90), US explorer and politician. He explored several viable routes to the Pacific Ocean across the Rocky Mountains in the 1840s. During the Mexican War 1846–48, he fought to win California. In 1856, he unsuccessfully opposed James Buchanan for the presidency.

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