Meaning of Champlain
Pronunciation: (sham-plān' for 1 also Fr. shän-plan'), [key]
- 1567–1635, French explorer in the Americas: founder of Quebec; first colonial governor 1633–35.
- a lake between New York and Vermont. 125 mi. (200 km) long; ab. 600 sq. mi. (1550 sq. km).
- champlain (Thesaurus)