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  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.
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Formerly Garrison Reservoir.
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Examples from the Web for sakakawea

Historical Examples

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

    North Dakota


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

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