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 (kär-tyā′, kär′tē-ā′), Sir George Étienne 1814-1873.
Prime minister of Canada (1858-1862) who served jointly with Sir John Macdonald. He persuaded French Canadians to accept Canada's confederation (1867).


, Jacques 1491-1557.
French explorer who navigated the St. Lawrence River (1535) and laid claim to the region for France.


(French kartje)
(Biography) Jacques (ʒɑk). 1491–1557, French navigator and explorer in Canada, who discovered the St Lawrence River (1535)


(ˈkɑr tiˌeɪ, kɑrˈtyeɪ)

1. Sir George Étienne, 1814–73, Canadian prime minister 1857–62.
2. Jacques, 1491–1557, French navigator: discovered the St. Lawrence River.
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