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MARQUETTE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Marquette mean? 

MARQUETTE (noun)
  The noun MARQUETTE has 2 senses:

1. French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)
2. a town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan

  Familiarity information: MARQUETTE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MARQUETTE (noun)


Sense 1Marquette [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Jacques Marquette; Marquette; Pere Jacques Marquette

Instance hypernyms:

missionary; missioner (someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country)


Sense 2Marquette [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

town (an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city)

Holonyms ("Marquette" is a part of...):

Great Lakes State; MI; Michigan; Wolverine State (a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region)


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