AskDefine | Define voyageur

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English

Etymology

From French (below)

Noun

  1. A trader, particularly in furs, who worked (and explored) in the area of Canada and the northern United States from the 16th to early 19th centuries; they were often of Quebecois extraction.

French

Pronunciation

Noun

voyageur m, voyageuse f
  1. traveller

Related terms

Extensive Definition

Voyageur is French for the word "voyager" or "traveller".
Voyageur or Voyageurs can also refer to:
Companies and organizations named Voyageur:
Schools named Voyageur:
voyageur in French: Voyageur
voyageur in Romanian: Voyageur
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