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Mackenzie

river in Canada, named for Scottish fur trader and explorer Sir Alexander Mackenzie, who discovered and explored it 1789.

updated on November 30, 2017

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Definitions of Mackenzie from WordNet

Mackenzie (n.)
Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820);
Synonyms: Sir Alexander Mackenzie
Mackenzie (n.)
a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea;
Synonyms: Mackenzie River
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