Definition of Champlain, Lake in English:

Champlain, Lake

proper noun

  • A lake in North America, east of the Adirondack Mountains. It forms part of the border between the states of New York and Vermont, and its northern tip extends into Quebec, Canada.

Origin

Named after Samuel de Champlain (see Champlain, Samuel de), who reached it in 1609.

Pronunciation

Champlain, Lake

/SHamˈplān/