from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Marquette, Père Jacques 1637-1675. French missionary who in 1673 accompanied Louis Jolliet on an extensive exploration of the Wisconsin, Mississippi, and Illinois rivers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In geology, that section of the Huronian system which is found in the Marquette iron range in the northern peninsula of Michigan and west of the city of Marquette.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan
- n. French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)
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