from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Sacagawea 1787?-1812. Shoshone guide and interpreter who accompanied (1805-1806) the Lewis and Clark expedition.
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- n. A gold-colored dollar coin with an image of the girl Sacagawea on the obverse.
- proper n. The historic Native American girl who led explorers Lewis and Clark across the United States.
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- n. the Shoshone guide and interpreter who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition part of the way
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He liked to think that Janey, as he called Sacagawea, had a kind of fondness for him too.
The female options are slim, but there are dolls for people such as Sacagawea, Cleopatra, Shuttle Pilot Sally (Ride) and Doctor Elizabeth (Blackwell).
"Sacagawea" design by sculptor Glenna Goodacre, first produced in 2000.
Kit put a Sacagawea dollar in the donation box before she approached the sisters, who, though on the small side, managed to loom like holy skyscrapers in their grayish-blue habits.
Focusing on the emblematic moments of the participants 'lives, the story unfolds through the perspectives of four competing voices-from the troubled and mercurial figure of Meriwether Lewis, the expedition leader who found that it was impossible to enter paradise without having it crumble around him, to Sacagawea, the Shoshone girl - captive and interpreter for the expedition, whose short life mirrored the disruptive times in which she lived.
I studied history for years, so I know that our nation was founded by Sacagawea.
The most famous among those are the Sacagawea dollar reverse, paired with a statehood quarter obverse, of which ten examples are known, per Fred Weinberg.
The series includes albums for the Presidential Dollars (date set, PD and PDS), Anthony Dollars, Sacagawea Dollars (PD and PDS), small dollars, $10 gold, ½ ounce gold eagles, ½ ounce platinum eagles, and gold presidential spouse coins (uncirculated and proof).
The line includes five titles consisting of Date Set and P&D versions for both the State Quarters and Presidential Dollars as well a Sacagawea album.
And so they decided to start making up four new dollar coins a year, one for each President, on top of the Sacagawea dollar coin.