Definition of Champlain, Samuel de in English:

Champlain, Samuel de

Line breaks: Sam¦uel de Cham|plain
Pronunciation: /ʃamˈpleɪn
, ʃɑ̃plɛ̃/
  • (1567–1635), French explorer and colonial statesman. He established a settlement at Quebec in 1608, developing alliances with the indigenous peoples, and was appointed Lieutenant Governor in 1612.

More definitions of Champlain, Samuel de

Definition of Champlain, Samuel de in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space