Marquette

[ mahr-ket; for 1 also French mar-ket ]
/ mɑrˈkɛt; for 1 also French marˈkɛt /

noun

Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/ "Père Marquette", 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer in America.
a city in N Michigan, on Lake Superior.

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Marquette
/ (mɑːˈkɛt) /

noun

Jacques (ʒak), known as Père Marquette. 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer, with Louis Jolliet, of the Mississippi river
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