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Synonyms for Champlain

French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)

a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec

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Since August 2008, Lake Champlain has been assigned as the Sea Combat Commander (SCC) for Amphibious Squadron FIVE and the Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG).
Although there are no documented cases of human illness related to blue-green algae in Lake Champlain, during the summers of 1999 and 2000 the death of two dogs was attributed to blue-green algae poisoning, after drinking large amounts of contaminated water directly from the lake.
Champlain held up his gun and shot two Iroquois chiefs, dead.
Last fall, courtesy of colleagues at the Musee de Paleontologie et de l'Evolution in Montreal, ROM paleontologists Kevin Seymour, Shawn Doran, and Dave Rudkin collected hundreds of beautifully preserved Champlain Sea fossils south of Quebec City.
The Burlington Community Land Trust merged with Lake Champlain Housing Development Corporation on October 1, 2006 to create the Champlain Housing Trust.
We were headed for a lunch by the lake at Bistro Champlain, including a tour of owner Champlain Charest's world-famous wine cellar.
Nelson, Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution is the true story of the Battle of Valcour Island, in which a hastily comprised American fleet led by Benedict Arnold stood against the superior numbers and power of the British navy during the War for Independence.
Champlain can rebuild his tarnished reputation by winning the race of the day at Pontefract.
Champlain showed flickers of his true form next time out, however, when fourth in the Group Two Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes.
Champlain commemorations a/s La Cle d'la Baie en Huronie--Association culturelle francophone.
It is dusk, and as I sit on a green wooden bench, facing the vast expanse of water that is Lake Champlain in the North Country, I reflect on all that I have accomplished during my short sojourn here.
With characteristic energy Champlain set to work cleaning and repairing buildings and, when that was done, began to build a wooden fort on Cape Diamond called Fort Saint-Louis.
The Snowman selection of delicious Vermont Lake Champlain Chocolates includes a chocolate assortment of terrific truffles, caramel and nut- filled chocolates.
Part of the outstanding "Backcountry Guide" series from The Countryman Press, 25 Bicycle Tours In The Lake Champlain Region: Scenic Tours In Vermont, New York, And Quebec offers wonderfully satisfying bike hikes through New York's Adirondacks, Vermont's Green Mountains, and the scenery and charms of Quebec's historic towns and villages.
From 1603 until his death in 1635, Samuel de Champlain devoted all of his energies to giving France a foothold in the New World.
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