[ sak-uh-kuh-wee-uh ]

  1. Lake, a reservoir in W central North Dakota, on the Missouri River, formed by the Garrison Dam (completed 1956). 178 miles (286 km) long.

  • Formerly Garrison Reservoir .

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How to use Sakakawea in a sentence

  • Their journey through the mountains to the Pacific, led by Sakakawea, is one of the most thrilling adventures in American history.

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  • Sakakawea went with her husband, and proved herself invaluable to the success of the expedition (see Bismarck).

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  • The story of Sakakawea as told to the author by the daughter of a Mandan chief.

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