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La Salle(lə săl′, lä), Sieur de Title of Robert Cavelier. 1643-1687.
French explorer in North America who, having descended the Mississippi River to its mouth, named the entire drainage basin "Louisiana," claiming it for France (1682).
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La Salle(lə ˈsæl)
(Placename) a city in SE Canada, in Quebec: a S suburb of Montreal. Pop (with Émard): 100 327 (2006)
La Salle(French la sal)
(Biography) 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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La Salle(lə ˈsæl, ˈsɑl)
1. (René) Robert Cavelier, Sieur de, 1643–87, French explorer of North America.
2. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada: suburb of Montreal. 75,621.
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The La Salle was a car made by the Cadillac Motor Car Company. It was manufactured from 1927 until 1940.
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