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Champlain, Samuel de

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishChamplain, Samuel deSamuel de ChamplainChamplain, 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.
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