Eau Claire

Eau Claire

[oh klair]
noun
a city in W Wisconsin.
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eau claire

city, Eau Claire and Chippewa counties, seat (1857) of Eau Claire county, west-central Wisconsin, U.S. It lies at the confluence of the Eau Claire ("Clear Water," so named by 18th-century French trappers and traders) and Chippewa rivers, 90 miles (150 km) east of St. Paul, Minnesota.

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