Definition of Champlain, Samuel de in English:

Champlain, Samuel de

Syllabification: Cham·plain, Samuel de
Pronunciation: /SHamˈplān
  • (1567–1635), French explorer and colonial statesman. He established a settlement at Quebec in Canada in 1608 and developed alliances with the indigenous peoples. He was appointed lieutenant governor in 1612.

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