Fifty-four-forty or Fight

[fif-tee-fawr-fawr-tee, -fohr-]

U.S. History.

a slogan popular in 1846, especially among Democrats, who asserted U.S. ownership of the entire Oregon country, including the part that Great Britain claimed between 49° and 54° 40prime; N latitude.

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