Definition of Riel, Louis in English:

Riel, Louis

Syllabification: Ri·el, Louis
Pronunciation: /rēˈel
( 1844–85), Canadian political leader. He led the rebellion of the Metis at Red River Settlement in 1869, later forming a provisional government and negotiating terms for the union of Manitoba with Canada. He was executed for treason after leading a further rebellion.

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