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Marquette

[mahr-ket; for 1 also French mar-ket]
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  1. Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/Père Marquette, 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer in America.
  2. a city in N Michigan, on Lake Superior.
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Marquette

noun
  1. Jacques (ʒak), known as Père Marquette. 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer, with Louis Jolliet, of the Mississippi river
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