Meaning of Cadillac

Cad•il•lac

Pronunciation: (kad'l-ak" for 1 also Fr. ka-dē-yak'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1657?–1730, French colonial governor in North America: founder of Detroit.
  2. a city in NW Michigan. 10,199.
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