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Du Sable

[doo sah-bluh, sahb, dyoo; French dy sah-bluh] /du ˈsɑ blə, ˈsɑb, dyu; French dü ˈsɑ blə/
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Jean Baptiste Pointe
[zhahn ba-teest pwant] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist pwɛ̃t/ (Show IPA),
1745?–1818, U.S. pioneer trader, born in Haiti: early settler of Chicago.
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