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Iberville, d'

[dee-ber-veel]
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noun
  1. Pierre le Moyne [pyer luh mwan] /pyɛr lə ˈmwan/, Sieur,1661–1706, French naval officer, born in Canada: founder of the first French settlement in Louisiana, 1699.
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Historical Examples

  • Iberville commanded the Pelican with two hundred and fifty men.

    Canada: the Empire of the North

    Agnes C. Laut

  • One blow of Iberville's sword killed the Englishman on the spot.

  • Just as Iberville stepped on the deck a man on guard sprang at his throat.

  • Never doubting these were his own ships, Iberville signaled.

  • The rest of Iberville's career is the story of colonizing the Mississippi.


British Dictionary definitions for iberville

Iberville

noun
  1. Pierre le Moyne (pjɛr lə mwan), Sieur d'. 1661–1706, French-Canadian explorer, who founded (1700) the first French colony in Louisiana
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