Joliet

[ joh-lee-et; for 1 also French zhaw-lye ]
/ ˌdʒoʊ liˈɛt; for 1 also French ʒɔˈlyɛ /
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noun

Louis [lwee] /lwi/, 1645–1700, French explorer of the Mississippi, born in Canada.
a city in NE Illinois.

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Jolliet

or Jo·li·et

[ joh-lee-et, joh-lee-et; French zhaw-lyey ]
/ ˌdʒoʊ liˈɛt, ˈdʒoʊ liˌɛt; French ʒɔˈlyeɪ /

noun

Lou·is [loo-ee; French lwee] /ˈlu i; French lwi/, 1645–1700, French-Canadian explorer, born in Quebec.
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Jolliet

/ (French ʒɔljɛ) /

noun

Louis. 1645–1700, French-Canadian explorer, with Jaques Marquette, of the Mississippi river
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