Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe Trail

noun
an important trade route going between Independence, Missouri, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, used from about 1821 to 1880.
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Santa Fe Trail (ˈsæntə ˈfeɪ)
 
n
an important trade route in the western US from about 1821 to 1880, linking Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Santa Fe Trail definition


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

Note: Important route used by settlers moving west.
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