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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An early Native American culture centered in the Ohio River valley from about the second century B.C. to the fourth century A.D., noted for the construction of extensive earthworks and large conical burial mounds and for its highly developed arts and crafts.

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After the owner of a farm in Ross County, Ohio.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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