Western Reserve


noun
  1. a tract of land in NE Ohio reserved by Connecticut (1786) when its rights to other land in the western U.S. were ceded to the federal government; relinquished in 1800.

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How to use Western Reserve in a sentence

  • He attended Western Reserve College, but through ill health did not graduate.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest | William Henry Carman Folsom
  • He came from the Western Reserve, and said "cut" when he meant coat, and "hahnt" when he meant heart.

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