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

  • n. A war (1846-1848) between the United States and Mexico, resulting in the cession by Mexico of lands now constituting all or most of the states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado.

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