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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.
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(French kartje)
(Biography) Jacques (ʒɑk). 1491–1557, French navigator and explorer in Canada, who discovered the St Lawrence River (1535)
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(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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Noun1.Cartier - French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)Cartier - French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)
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