Oregon Trail


Oregon Trail
n.
a route used during the U.S. westward migrations, esp. in the period from 1840 to 1860, starting in Missouri and ending in Oregon. ab. 2000 mi. (3200 km) long.

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  • Oregon Trail — Or′egon Trail′ n. amh. geg a route used during the U.S. westward migrations, esp. in the period from 1840 to 1860, starting in Missouri and ending in Oregon. ab. 2000 mi. (3200 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Oregon Trail — /ɒrəgən ˈtreɪl/ (say oruhguhn trayl) noun a route for westward pioneers in the US, starting in Missouri and reaching Oregon, much used in the mid 19th century. About 3200 km long …   Australian English dictionary

  • Oregon Trail — geographical name pioneer route to the Pacific Northwest about 2000 miles (3219 kilometers) long from vicinity of Independence, Missouri, to the Willamette Columbia river region; used especially 1842 60 …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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