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[kuh-hoh-kee-uh] /kəˈhoʊ ki ə/
a city in SW Illinois. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Cahokia and Vincennes soon quietly succumbed to his influence.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare Alexander Scott Withers
  • This is supposed to have been the commencement of the villages of Kaskaskia and Cahokia, in 1683.

  • Cahokia was captured shortly afterwards, without difficulty.

  • It will be seen that these dimensions throw the great mound at Cahokia into the shade.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • The surprise and conquest of Cahokia by Bowman and his men was like that of Kaskaskia.

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • Twenty stands of colors for 170 men, counting those who had come from Cahokia.

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • All the remaining inhabitants were detailed to garrison Kaskaskia and Cahokia.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye
  • Hastily recrossing the river, he put Cahokia into immediate defence.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye
  • In the thick woods of Cahokia Creek he caught a view of the foe.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye
  • "Let us tell the good news to Cahokia," was their next glad cry.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye

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