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- proper n. One of the five Great Lakes of North America.
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- n. the 4th largest of the Great Lakes; it is linked to the Hudson River by the New York State Barge Canal
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The white fish (Corregonus albus) is found in all the deep lakes west of the Mississippi -- and, indeed, from Lake Erie to the Polar Sea.
Between Ohio and Lake Erie and the branches of Beaver creek, Cayahoga and Muskingum.
At length the time for my departure came, and I set out for West Point, going by way of Cleveland and across Lake Erie to Buffalo.
The second witnessed but the single miscarriage occasioned by the disagreement of Wilkinson and Hampton, mentioned in my letter to you of November the 30th, 1813, while it gave us the capture of York by Dearborne and Pike; the capture of Fort George by Dearborne also; the capture of Proctor's army on the Thames by Harrison, Shelby and Johnson, and that of the whole British fleet on Lake Erie by Perry.
The Erie Canal extended from Albany to Lake Erie and was constructed chiefly because DeWitt Clinton worked for it with might and main from 1817 to 1825. ''
Buffalo, New York, then called New Amsterdam, was laid out with long diagonals radiating from a public square near the shore of Lake Erie by Joseph Ellicott, the brother of Andrew Ellicott, who succeeded L’Enfant as the planner of the federal capital.
If we except the station at Youngstown, Westmoreland County, where the Rev.Mr. Browers had settled a few years before, there was not, from Conewago in Adams County to Lake Erie – from the Susquehanna to the Potomac – a solitary priest, church, or religious establishment of any kind, when he opened his missionary career.
The blue waves of Lake Erie danced, rippling and sparkling, in the sun-light.