Meaning of Cartier

Car•tier

Pronunciation: (kär'tē-ā" Fr. kar-tyā'), [key]
  1. 1814–73, Canadian political leader: prime minister 1857–62, defense minister 1867–73.
  2. 1491–1557, French navigator and explorer of Canada: discovered the St. Lawrence River.
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