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Marquette, Jacques

Line breaks: Jacques Mar|quette
Pronunciation: /mɑːˈkɛt
 
, maʀkɛt/

Definition of Marquette, Jacques in English:

( 1637–75), French Jesuit missionary and explorer. Arriving in North America in 1666, he played a prominent part in the attempt to convert the American Indians to Christianity, and explored the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers.

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