Online Dictionary

champlain Explained

champlain at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ʃæmp'leın]

Champlain at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

Lake a North American lake between New York and Vermont, that goes up to Quebec in Canada//
Samuel de (1567-1635) a French explorer and the first governor of French Canada. He explored much of what is now Nova Scotia and established Quebec in 1608. He also was the first European to discover what is now called Lake Champlain.//

Champlain at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Lake between Vermont and New York. Located on the states' N boundaries and extending into Canada about 6 mi (10 km), it is about 125 mi (200 km) long and has an area of 430 sq mi (1,115 sq km). It was visited in 1609 by S. de Champlain. In 1776 it was the scene of the first British-Amer. naval battle, and in 1814 of a U.S. naval victory over the British. A link in the waterway between New York City's harbor and the lower St. Lawrence River, it is used extensively for commercial and pleasure-boat navigation.

Champlain at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Champlain
n 1: French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement
on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635) [syn: {Samuel
de Champlain}]
2: a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and
southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and
Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War
of 1812 [syn: {Lake Champlain}]

Champlain at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Proper noun

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: surname » from=Old French|dot= from a French topographic name from words meaning field and flat.
    1. Category: w - :Samuel de Champlain|Samuel de Champlain, French geographer and explorer.


    Translation: fr » Champlain
    Translation: mg » Champlain