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Meaning of St. Clair

St. Clair

Pronunciation: (sānt" klâr' for 1 also sing'klâr, sin'-), [key]
  1. 1736–1818, American Revolutionary War general, born in Scotland: 1st governor of the Northwest Territory, 1787–1802.
  2. a river in the N central U.S. and S Canada, flowing S from Lake Huron to Lake St. Clair, forming part of the boundary between Michigan and Ontario. 41 mi. (66 km) long.
  3. a lake between SE Michigan and Ontario, Canada. 26 mi. (42 km) long; 460 sq. mi. (1190 sq. km).
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