Samuel de Champlain


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Samuel de Champlain French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)
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In literature:

And foremost on this bright roll of forest chivalry stands the half-forgotten name of Samuel de Champlain.
"Pioneers Of France In The New World" by Francis Parkman, Jr.
A company was formed at the head of which was Aymar de Chastes, governor of Dieppe, who sent over Samuel Champlain.
"England in America, 1580-1652" by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
Champlain, Samuel de, 6, 7, 243.
"A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs" by George M. Wrong
Samuel de Champlain was born in 1567 at the small French seaport of Brouage, on the Bay of Biscay.
"French Pathfinders in North America" by William Henry Johnson
Samuel de Champlain, whose portrait is also shown on the 1c denomination, was born in 1570 and died in 1635.
"The Stamps of Canada" by Bertram Poole
Champlain, Samuel de, 30; first to advocate the Panama Canal, 54; his record voyage, 55, 101-2, 177.
"All Afloat" by William Wood
And foremost on this bright roll of forest-chivalry stands the half-forgotten name of Samuel de Champlain.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864" by Various
Champlain, Samuel de, founds Quebec, 4, 5.
"Chronicles of Border Warfare" by Alexander Scott Withers
Champlain, Samuel de, 8.
"The Fighting Governor" by Charles W. Colby
Samuel de Champlain was born in 1567 at the small seaport of Brouage, on the Bay of Biscay.
"Old Quebec" by Sir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan
Samuel de Champlain proved himself one of the greatest of French explorers.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
Lake Champlain was named from Samuel de Champlain, who discovered it in July 1609.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Samuel de Champlain .
"A Historical Geography of the British Colonies" by Charles Prestwood Lucas
More than seventy years after the discovery of the St. Lawrence, another French explorer, Samuel de Champlain, sailed up the noble river.
"American Leaders and Heroes" by Wilbur Fisk Gordy
Champlain, Samuel de, 24, 25, 27, 28, 33, 51.
"Stories of the Badger State" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
De Chastes obtains the services of Samuel Champlain.
"The History of the Thirteen Colonies of North America 1497-1763" by Reginald W. Jeffery

In news:

An oak tree has been planted in Veterans Memorial Park in Crown Point to mark the quadricentennial of Samuel de Champlain's discovery of Lake Champlain.
QUEBEC CITY , Quebec — On July 3, 1608, French explorer Samuel de Champlain founded a fur-trading post on the banks of the St Lawrence River.
Next year, Quebec City will celebrate the 400th anniversary of its founding by Samuel de Champlain.
Canadian military march during the salute to Samuel de Champlain in Quebec City, as it celebrates its founding and also 400 years of French-speaking peoples in North America on July 3.