Marquette

[mahr-ket; for 1 also French mar-ket]
noun
  1. Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/Père Marquette, 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer in America.
  2. a city in N Michigan, on Lake Superior.
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Contemporary Examples of marquette

  • A former superintendent of Milwaukee schools, he is now a Distinguished Professor of Education at Marquette University.

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    Dr. Howard Fuller's Injustice Education

    Campbell Brown

    December 21, 2014

  • An earlier Marquette Law School poll showed a tighter race, but with Burke again easily beating Walker by 18 points among women.

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    What Do Women Want? Not the GOP

    Lloyd Green

    September 8, 2014

  • In 2006, when I was a visiting professor at Marquette, I found an envelope with the Esquire emblem on it in my campus mailbox.

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    Benjamin Percy: How I Write

    Noah Charney

    June 5, 2013

  • And there was a Marquette poll (PDF) of Wisconsin two weeks ago that had a plus-8 Democratic skew.

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    Are the Polls Really Biased for Obama?

    Doug Schoen, Jessica Tarlov

    September 27, 2012

  • This new Marquette University poll of Wisconsin, for example, showing Obama up 54-40 looks odd to me.

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    Math Is More Fun If You Only Count What You Like

    Michael Tomasky

    September 20, 2012

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British Dictionary definitions for marquette

Marquette

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