La Salle

[ luh -sal; for 1, 2 also French la -sal ]
/ lə ˈsæl; for 1, 2 also French la ˈsal /

noun

(Re·né) Ro·bert Ca·ve·lier [ruh-ney raw-ber ka-vuh-lyey], /rəˈneɪ rɔˈbɛr ka vəˈlyeɪ/, Sieur de, 1643–87, French explorer of North America.
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada: suburb of Montreal.
a city in N Illinois.

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British Dictionary definitions for La Salle (1 of 2)

La Salle1
/ (lə ˈsæl) /

noun

a city in SE Canada, in Quebec: a S suburb of Montreal. Pop (with Émard): 100 327 (2006)

British Dictionary definitions for La Salle (2 of 2)

La Salle2
/ (French la sal) /

noun

Sieur Robert Cavelier de (rɔbɛr kavəlje də). 1643–87, French explorer and fur trader in North America; founder of Louisiana (1682)
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