[mahr-ket; for 1 also French mar-ket]
- Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/Père Marquette, 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer in America.
- a city in N Michigan, on Lake Superior.
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Examples from the Web for marquette
A former superintendent of Milwaukee schools, he is now a Distinguished Professor of Education at Marquette University.Dr. Howard Fuller's Injustice Education
December 21, 2014
An earlier Marquette Law School poll showed a tighter race, but with Burke again easily beating Walker by 18 points among women.What Do Women Want? Not the GOP
September 8, 2014
In 2006, when I was a visiting professor at Marquette, I found an envelope with the Esquire emblem on it in my campus mailbox.Benjamin Percy: How I Write
June 5, 2013
And there was a Marquette poll (PDF) of Wisconsin two weeks ago that had a plus-8 Democratic skew.Are the Polls Really Biased for Obama?
Doug Schoen, Jessica Tarlov
September 27, 2012
This new Marquette University poll of Wisconsin, for example, showing Obama up 54-40 looks odd to me.Math Is More Fun If You Only Count What You Like
September 20, 2012
The autograph map (by Marquette) of the Mississippi, as discovered by him.
That river, to this day, bears the name of the lamented Marquette.
They send to Marquette an aggregate of one thousand tons per week.
The Marquette Journal gives some items relative to the winter of that locality.
The Marquette family had been illustrious in France from time immemorial.
- Jacques (ʒak), known as Père Marquette. 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer, with Louis Jolliet, of the Mississippi river
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