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noun U.S. History.
an uprising in 1813–14 of the Creek Indians against settlers in Alabama: frontier militia from Tennessee, Georgia, and Mississippi under Andrew Jackson helped defeat the Creek, who ceded two-thirds of their land to the U.S.
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He fought under Jackson in the war of 1812, and was desperately wounded in the Creek War.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
It is not our purpose to give a history of the Creek war, but only to note the part which the Cherokee had in it.Myths of the Cherokee|James Mooney
He continued in this service until the close of the Creek War in 1814.Foot-prints of a letter carrier|James Rees
The rocks round the creek war repeatin' it, whenst I crossed the f oot-bredge.The Raid Of The Guerilla|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
The Creek war over, Jackson went back to Tennessee, a noted, successful soldier.Famous American Statesmen|Sarah Knowles Bolton