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Santa Fe Trail

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noun

an important trade route going between Independence, Missouri, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, used from about 1821 to 1880.

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British Dictionary definitions for Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe Trail
/ (ˈsæntə ˈfeɪ) /

noun

an important trade route in the western US from about 1821 to 1880, linking Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe Trail

Trail extending from Independence, Missouri, southwest to Santa Fe, New Mexico.

notes for Santa Fe Trail

Important route used by settlers moving west.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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