Definition of Jacques cartier
1. Noun. French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557).
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Literary usage of Jacques cartier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1884)
"BENJAMIN F. DE COSTA, DD jacques cartier, the. Breton sailor, sometimes styled "the Cor- I sair," was born at St. Malo, probably in 1491. ..."
2. History of Canada: From the Time of Its Discovery Till the Union Year 1840-41 by François-Xavier Garneau (1866)
"Upon the return of peace, Roberval named Governor of Canada.—Third Voyage of jacques cartier; he ascends the St. Lawrence as high as to Lake St. Louis, ..."
3. Selections from Canadian Poets by Edward Hartley Dewart (1864)
"A year passed o'er Saint Malo—again came round the day When the Commodore Jacques Cartier to the westward sailed away; But no tidings from the absent had ..."
4. The Historical Writings of John Fiske: Illustrated with Many Photogravures by John Fiske (1902)
"St. Malo is famous for its native citizen, jacques cartier. His portrait hangs in the town hall. Unfortunately its authenticity is not Jacques above ..."
5. Travels Through Part of the United States and Canada in 1818 and 1819 by John Morison Duncan (1823)
"The jacques cartier is a mountain torrent, dashing from rock to rock with such unvarying impetuosity, that it is only on detached portions here and there ..."