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[French gar-noh]
  1. Fran·çois Xa·vier [French frahn-swa gza-vyey] /French frɑ̃ˈswa gzaˈvyeɪ/, 1809–66, Canadian historian.
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Historical Examples

  • I, p. 440, treats the statement of Garneau somewhat slightingly.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 8, 1923


  • So excellent a historian as Garneau gives credit to this story.

    The Story of Tonty

    Mary Hartwell Catherwood

  • Garneau, who quotes this passage, adds: "One tribe of them that had counted its warriors by hundreds was now reduced to thirty."

    Count Frontenac

    William Dawson LeSueur

  • Les affaires font l'homme, as old Professor Garneau used to say at college.

  • Le Canada franais avait perdu ses Ictlres de noblesse; Garneau les lui a rendues.