(person) (born Pierre Le Moyne) 1661-1706; Fr. explorer in North America.
D-iberville Sentence Examples
In 1697, after Ryswick, Pierre le Moyne d'Iberville (1662-1706) was chosen to lead another colony, which reached the Gulf coast early in 1699.
Pierre le Moyne d'Iberville (1661-1706) in 1699 built Fort Maurepas across the bay from the present city; and the settlement there, called Biloxi after the Biloxi Indians, was the first to be established by the French in this region.
He was born in the village of St Athandse d'Iberville on the 15th of October 1840.