Richelieu: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rish'u-l" Fr. rēsh&supschwa-lyœ'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1585–1642, French cardinal and statesman.
  2. a river in SE Canada, in Quebec, flowing N from Lake Champlain to the St. Lawrence. 210 mi. (340 km) long.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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