Pronunciation: (kär'tē-ā"; Fr. kar-tyā'), [key]
1. Sir George É•tienne Pronunciation: (zhôrzh ā-tyen'), [key] 1814–73, Canadian political leader: prime minister 1857–62, defense minister 1867–73.
2. Jacques Pronunciation: (zhäk), [key] 1491–1557, French navigator and explorer of Canada: discovered the St. Lawrence River.
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