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Frémont, John C.

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFrémont, John C.John C. FrémontFré‧mont, John C. /ˈfriːmɒnt $ -mɑːnt/  (1813–90) a US soldier, politician, and explorer, who was called ‘The Pathfinder’ because he travelled across the western part of North America and made maps of this area. He encouraged US citizens to move to these places, which are now the states of Idaho, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, and California.
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