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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A man employed by a fur company to transport goods and men to and from remote stations in the Northwest principally by boat.

Usage examples (27)
  • A voyageur was a man employed by Canadian fur companies to transport supplies, usually by canoe, to and from distant stations.
  • But there was still another "voyageur," an old acquaintance, whom you, boy reader, will no doubt remember.
  • The factor, or the cavalier, or a common voyageur.
  • Montreal was as a rule the last west for this voyageur. for more
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