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[mahr-ket; for 1 also French mar-ket] /mɑrˈkɛt; for 1 also French marˈkɛt/

[zhahk] /ʒɑk/ (Show IPA), (“Père Marquette”) 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer in America.
a city in N Michigan, on Lake Superior.
Jacques (ʒak), known as Père Marquette. 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer, with Louis Jolliet, of the Mississippi river


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