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Hennepin

[ hen-uh-pin; French en-pan ]

noun

  1. Louis [lwee], 1640?–1701?, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary and explorer in America.


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His department investigated police-involved shootings for all but one of Hennepin’s 44 municipal departments.

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Hennepin County (Minneapolis) Attorney Mike Freeman rebutted their charges this week.

Father Hennepin made a sketch of the falls in 1678, a facsimile of which shows that many striking features have disappeared.

From there Accau and Hennepin were sent to explore the upper Mississippi.

After describing the method, Hennepin says: "When he had made me sweat thus three times in a week, I felt as strong as ever."

At this, Hennepin, out of respect for his cloth, thought it befitting that he should retire also.

This loss threw him into extreme perplexity, and, as Hennepin says, "would have made anybody but him give up the enterprise."

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