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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southern Quebec, Canada, a suburb of Quebec City on the St. Lawrence River. Settled in 1634, it is one of the oldest communities in Canada. Population: 75,700.

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Examples

  • After that meeting the French departed, sailing southwest to the Island Cape Cape Ann, and entered an excellent harbor that they called Beauport.

    Champlain's Dream

  • The baths, in private woods at Beauport Park, East Sussex were discovered in 1970 by an amateur archaeologist but have never been on public display.

    Roman Baths on Sale For £300,000 | Impact Lab

  • La députée conservatrice de Beauport-Limoilou, Sylvie Boucher, a déclaré qu'elle espérait que les conservateurs puissent continuer de compter sur leurs «amis» adéquistes.

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  • They found a handsome harbor and called it Beauport now Gloucester, Massachusetts.

    Champlain's Dream

  • A pivotal moment was the grant of the seigneury of Beauport to Robert Giffard de Moncel on January 15, 1634, when Champlain was governor.28 From that moment, the system began to spread rapidly.

    Champlain's Dream

  • The dream still haunted Giffard, and in 1627 he returned to Quebec and built a cabin at La Canardière near Beauport, a few miles below Quebec.

    Champlain's Dream

  • In Beauport and its vicinity, where Robert Gifford had his seigneury, old houses follow the vernacular architecture of Perche.

    Champlain's Dream

  • They gave him a large holding on both banks of the Beauport River near the site of his old cabin.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Wier says the used chunk of ice could eventually drift into the Beauport sea where it could threaten oil drilling operations.

    Waldo Jaquith - Arctic ice shelf snaps off.

  • Olympian Carrie Johnson won the K1 500 - and 1,000-meter flatwater races at the Pan American Championships in Lac Beauport, Quebec.

    USATODAY.com - Athlete of the Week Demus hurdling toward gold

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