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  1. a river in N Canada, in the central Northwest Territories, flowing N to the Arctic Ocean. 525 miles (845 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for coppermine

Historical Examples

  • In 1820 he conducted an overland expedition to the Coppermine River.

    The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)

    John West

  • But, it's a bad time of year to be hittin' for the Coppermine country.

  • Finally, on the 13th July, 1771, he reached the Coppermine River.

  • He descended Coppermine River to its mouth in the year 1771.

  • But that has nothing whatever to do with my journey to the Coppermine.


    James B. Hendryx