1. [ noun ] (geography) French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)
Synonyms: samuel_de_champlain
Related terms: explorer
2. [ noun ] (geography) a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812
Synonyms: lake_champlain
Related terms: lake New_York Vermont Quebec
Similar spelling:   Champlin