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 (mär-kĕt′), Père Jacques 1637-1675.
French missionary who in 1673 accompanied Louis Jolliet on an extensive exploration of the Wisconsin, Mississippi, and Illinois Rivers.
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(Biography) Jacques (ʒak), known as Père Marquette. 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer, with Louis Jolliet, of the Mississippi river
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Jacques ( “Père Marquette” ), 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer in America.
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Noun1.Marquette - French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)Marquette - French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)
2.Marquette - a town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan
Great Lakes State, Michigan, Wolverine State, MI - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
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