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Mendota

[men-doh-tuh] /mɛnˈdoʊ tə/
noun
1.
Lake, a lake in S Wisconsin, in N Madison. About 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km).
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  • At the door of her apartment house (she had left the Mendota weeks before) Fascinating Facts surprised her.

    Fanny Herself Edna Ferber
  • This little cluster of trading houses was the town of Mendota.

    Old Fort Snelling Marcus L. Hansen
  • I had not gone far when I heard a horse neighing and soon found my Mendota friends.

  • I crossed the river in a canoe and swam the oxen across to Mendota.

  • Arriving at Mendota, we remained over night and proceeded the next day to La Salle.

  • The path from Mendota to Shakopee, or Prairieville, passes through several.

    The Iowa William Harvey Miner
  • At Mendota we have made up seven minutes, but we pull out thirteen minutes late.

    Careers of Danger and Daring Cleveland Moffett
  • At Mendota a crowd of men hurled sticks and stones at the flying train.

  • Mendota—properly Mdo-te—meaning the out-let of a lake or river into another, commonly applied to the region about Fort Snelling.

  • Senator Douglas, chairman of the committee on territories, favored Mendota.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom

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