Webster-Ashburton Treaty

Webster-Ashburton Treaty

U.S. History. an agreement between the U.S. and England (1842) defining the boundary between British and American territory from Maine to present-day Minnesota.

named after D. Webster and A. Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton, who negotiated it

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To webster-ashburton treaty
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: webster, noah
Next Definition: webster-dictionary
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for webster-ashburton treaty
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing webster-ashburton treaty
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature