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  1. Lake. a lake in S Florida, in the N part of the Everglades. 35 miles (56 km) long; 30 miles (48 km) wide.
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Also called Okeechobee.
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Historical Examples of okeechobee

  • The Okeechobee trip was made at an expense of twelve dollars for three of us.

    St. Nicholas Vol. XIII, September, 1886, No. 11


  • On Christmas day following was fought the battle of Okeechobee, the severest fight of that Indian war.

  • The last combats were at Okeechobee and Caloosahatchee, above two years ago.

  • We-uns sholy can get away fast ef anyone tries to chase us cross Okeechobee.

  • My father brought them from a heronry not many miles from the great Okeechobee Lake.

British Dictionary definitions for okeechobee


  1. Lake Okeechobee a lake in S Florida, in the Everglades: second largest freshwater lake wholly within the US Area: 1813 sq km (700 sq miles)
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