[kahr-tee-ey; French kar-tyey]
- Sir George É·tienne [zhawrzh ey-tyen] /ʒɔrʒ eɪˈtyɛn/, 1814–73, Canadian political leader: prime minister 1857–62, defense minister 1867–73.
- Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/, 1491–1557, French navigator and explorer of Canada: discovered the St. Lawrence River.
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He was ordered to watch the shore as far as Jacques-Cartier, and follow with his main body every movement of Holmes's squadron.Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour
- Jacques (ʒɑk). 1491–1557, French navigator and explorer in Canada, who discovered the St Lawrence River (1535)
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