Northwest Territory


noun

the region north of the Ohio River, organized by Congress in 1787, comprising present-day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the eastern part of Minnesota.

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British Dictionary definitions for northwest territories

Northwest Territory

noun

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