Meaning of Marquette

Mar•quette

Pronunciation: (mär-ket' for 1 also Fr. mar-ket'), [key]
— n.
  1. (“Père Marquette”), 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer in America.
  2. a city in N Michigan, on Lake Superior. 23,288.
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