La Salle

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Not to be confused with Lassalle.

La Salle, LaSalle or Lasalle may refer to the Roman Catholic French priest Jean-Baptiste de la Salle who founded a religious teaching order, or to the French commander René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (Robert de La Salle) who explored the Great Lakes, Mississippi River, and Gulf of Mexico, claiming the entire Mississippi River basin for France. It otherwise may refer to a variety of places and institutions named for these men:






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La Salle is the name of several educational institutions affiliated with the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, also known as the Lasallian Brothers, a Roman Catholic religious teaching order founded by French priest Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle.

La Salle may also refer to:

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