Frontenac et Palluau

[ fron-tuh-nak ey pal-yoo-oh; French frawntuh-nakey pa-ly-woh ]
/ ˈfrɒn təˌnæk eɪ ˌpæl yuˈoʊ; French frɔntəˈnak eɪ pa lüˈwoʊ /

noun

Comte de Louis de Buade, 1620?–98, French governor of New France 1672–82, 1689–98.

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