sieur daniel greysolon

Duluth

[duh-looth; for 1 also French dy-lyt]
noun
1.
Daniel Greysolon [da-nyel gre-saw-lawn] , Sieur, 1636–1710, French trader and explorer in Canada and Great Lakes region.
2.
a port in E Minnesota, on Lake Superior.
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Duluth (dəˈluːθ)
 
n
a port in E Minnesota, at the W end of Lake Superior. Pop: 85 734 (2003 est)

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Duluth
city in Minnesota, U.S., named for Fr. pioneer explorer Daniel Greysolen, sieur du Luth (1649-1710), "the Robin Hood of Canada," the leader of the coureurs de bois, who passed through in 1678 on a mission into the wilderness.
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