La Salle

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\ lə-ˈsal How to pronounce La Salle (audio) \

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Sieur de 1643–1687 René-Robert Cavelier French explorer in America

LaSalle

geographical name
La·​Salle | \ lə-ˈsal How to pronounce LaSalle (audio) \

Definition of LaSalle (Entry 2 of 2)

town in southern Quebec, Canada, on the Saint Lawrence River population 28,643

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“La Salle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/La%20Salle. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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