Louisiana Purchase

Louisiana Purchase
Louisiana Pur|chase
the Louisiana Purchase
the area of land which the US bought from France in 1803. It covered the land between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains and between Canada and the Gulf of Mexico. The Louisiana Purchase more than doubled the size of the US.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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