any of various routes traveled by settlers from the Missouri River to Oregon and California beginning in the 1840s.
- Compare Oregon Trail.
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How to use Overland Trail in a sentence
Yet reaching the end of the Overland Trail did not mean that our pioneer struggles were over.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail | Ezra Meeker
There was an undercurrent of gladness in their souls with the thought that they had achieved the end of the Overland Trail.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail | Ezra Meeker
I couldn't have been more uncomfortable if I'd been a young man I saw twenty-five years ago on the old Overland Trail.Remarks | Bill Nye
Then we left the ice and hit the Overland Trail in an almost due northerly direction.The Long Labrador Trail | Dillon Wallace
The passing of the rapids by the Overland Trail was all that their host had promised.The Purple Flame | Roy J. Snell