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Fallen Timbers

noun
1.
a battle site on the Maumee River, near present-day Maumee, Ohio, where a confederation of Indian tribes (Northwest Indian Confederation) was defeated by Gen. Anthony Wayne (1794): state park.
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  • Just then Berenger's gaze fell on something half hidden under the Fallen Timbers.

    The Chaplet of Pearls Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Here and there were the Fallen Timbers mounded over by drifts.

    Captain Mugford W.H.G. Kingston
  • He met his envoy coming back with an evasive answer, and he pushed on to Fallen Timbers without stopping.

    Stories Of Ohio William Dean Howells
  • We sat down on some Fallen Timbers in the old court and looked about us.

    Vanguards of the Plains Margaret McCarter
  • Hence the popular name of the engagement, “Battle of Fallen Timbers.”

    Chronicles of Border Warfare Alexander Scott Withers
  • Final battle was given to the tribesmen on the twentieth of August at Fallen Timbers.

    Daniel Boone Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • The walls are very high, and the Fallen Timbers lie strewed adown the precipitous descent.

  • In 1794, the great battle of Fallen Timbers was fought on the banks of the Maumee, and the long struggle was ended.

    Stories Of Ohio William Dean Howells
  • Then came the tug of war, and for hours the carnival of battle raged among the Fallen Timbers and around the base of the hill.

    Little Oskaloo Thomas Chalmers Harbaugh
  • Suddenly a figure appeared on the fringe of the trail, under the trees, and began gliding toward the Fallen Timbers.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

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