Cadillac

biographical name
Cad·​il·​lac | \ ˈka-də-ˌlak How to pronounce Cadillac (audio) , French kä-dē-ˈyäk\

Definition of Cadillac

Antoine de la Mothe, sieur de 1658–1730 French founder of Detroit

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