- 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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Iberville commanded the Pelican with two hundred and fifty men.
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.
- Pierre le Moyne (pjɛr lə mwan), Sieur d'. 1661–1706, French-Canadian explorer, who founded (1700) the first French colony in Louisiana