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a battle site on the Maumee River, near present-day Maumee, Ohio, where a confederation of Indian tribes (Northwest Indian Confederation) was defeated by Gen. Anthony Wayne (1794): state park.
(NWNET) Kochmer, J., and NorthWestNet, “The Internet Passport: NorthWestNets Guide to Our World Online”, NorthWestNet, Bellevue, WA, 1992.
noun 1. the act of Congress in 1787 providing for the government of the Northwest Territory and setting forth the steps by which its subdivisions might become states. A law passed in 1787 to regulate the settlement of the Northwest Territory, which eventually was divided into several states of the Middle West. The United States […]
noun 1. a ship route along the Arctic coast of Canada and Alaska, joining the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. noun 1. the passage by sea from the Atlantic to the Pacific along the N coast of America: attempted for over 300 years by Europeans seeking a short route to the Far East, before being successfully […]
noun 1. the region north of the Ohio River, organized by Congress in 1787, comprising present-day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the eastern part of Minnesota. noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. a territory of Canada lying N of 60 degrees N and extending E from the Yukon Territory to Nunavut. 519,732 sq. […]
noun 1. the region north of the Ohio River, organized by Congress in 1787, comprising present-day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the eastern part of Minnesota. noun 1. See Old Northwest