La Salle

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

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 (Entry 1 of 2)

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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