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Jay's Treaty

or Jay Treaty

noun, U.S. History
the agreement in 1794 between England and the U.S. by which limited trade relations were established, England agreed to give up its forts in the northwestern frontier, and a joint commission was set up to settle border disputes.
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named after John Jay Unabridged
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Jay's Treaty

a treaty between the United States and Great Britain that settled outstanding disputes, negotiated by John Jay (1745–1829) in 1794
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