Eau ClaireEau Claire
city in WC Wis.
Origin of Eau ClaireFr, clear water, for the Eau Claire River which flows through the city
A city of west-central Wisconsin at the confluence of the Chippewa River and the Eau Clair River, a tributary about 110 km (70 mi) long. Founded in the 1840s, the city grew as a lumbering center.