Meaning of Joliet

Jo•li•et

Pronunciation: ( jō"lē-et' for 1 also Fr. zhô-lye'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1645–1700, French explorer of the Mississippi, born in Canada.
  2. a city in NE Illinois. 77,956.
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