- Lake. a lake in S Florida, in the N part of the Everglades. 35 miles (56 km) long; 30 miles (48 km) wide.
Also called Okeechobee.
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The Okeechobee trip was made at an expense of twelve dollars for three of us.
On Christmas day following was fought the battle of Okeechobee, the severest fight of that Indian war.Destruction and Reconstruction:
The last combats were at Okeechobee and Caloosahatchee, above two years ago.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)
Thomas Hart Benton
We-uns sholy can get away fast ef anyone tries to chase us cross Okeechobee.The Motor Boat Club in Florida
H. Irving Hancock
My father brought them from a heronry not many miles from the great Okeechobee Lake.
- Lake Okeechobee a lake in S Florida, in the Everglades: second largest freshwater lake wholly within the US Area: 1813 sq km (700 sq miles)
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