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Tippecanoe

[tip-ee-kuh-noo] /ˌtɪp i kəˈnu/
noun
1.
a river in N Indiana, flowing SW to the Wabash: battle 1811. 200 miles (320 km) long.
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  • On the morning of November 7, his camp on the banks of the Tippecanoe was attacked.

    Union and Democracy

    Allen Johnson
  • As a result of the battle of Tippecanoe, Harrison was the hero of the hour.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
  • He was the scapegoat on whom all placed the responsibility for the battle of Tippecanoe.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
  • Tecumseh reached the Wabash to find the wreck of Tippecanoe.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye
  • When Tippecanoe was won and the world was ringing with "Harrison!"

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye
  • But the latter was killed in the Battle of Tippecanoe, November 7, 1811.

  • The Tippecanoe Club of Evansville, with sixty veterans, led the column.

    Speeches of Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison
  • What is that great collection of people at the mouth of the Tippecanoe intended for?

    The Land of the Miamis Elmore Barce
  • The ground chosen was the destined battlefield of Tippecanoe.

    The Land of the Miamis Elmore Barce
  • Thus ended the battle of Tippecanoe, justly famed in history.

    The Land of the Miamis Elmore Barce

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