Chisholm Trail

Chisholm Trail
geographical name pioneer cattle trail between San Antonio (Texas) & Abilene (in E central Kansas) used especially 1866-85

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  • Chisholm Trail — the Chisholm Trail a path used for moving millions of cattle from Texas to Kansas during the 1800s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Chisholm Trail — [chiz′əm] [after Jesse Chisholm (1806? 68), U.S. frontier scout who established it] cattle trail from San Antonio, Tex., to Abilene, Kans.: important from 1865 until the 1880s …   English World dictionary

  • Chisholm Trail — 1866, from Jesse Chisholm (c.1806 1868), halfbreed Cherokee trader and government agent who first plied it …   Etymology dictionary

  • Chisholm Trail — The Chisholm Trail was a trail used in the late 19th century to drive cattle overland from ranches in Texas to Kansas railheads. The portion of the trail marked by Jesse Chisholm went from his southern trading post near the Red River, to his… …   Wikipedia

  • Chisholm Trail — Der Chisholm Trail war ein Herdenweg in den Vereinigten Staaten für den Viehtrieb aus dem Süden von Texas zum Verladebahnhof im 500 Meilen (800 km) nördlicher gelegenen Abilene, Kansas. Der Trail wurde hauptsächlich zwischen den Jahren 1867 und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chisholm Trail — a cattle trail leading N from San Antonio, Tex., to Abilene, Kan.: used for about twenty years after the Civil War. [named after Jesse Chisholm (1806 68), American scout] * * * 19th century route for cattle drives from Texas to Kansas, probably… …   Universalium

  • Chisholm Trail — Chis′holm Trail′ n. geg a cattle trail leading N from San Antonio, Tex., to Abilene, Kan.: used for about 20 years after the Civil War • Etymology: after Jesse Chisholm (1806–68), a scout …   From formal English to slang

  • Chisholm Trail — noun a former cattle trail from San Antonio in Texas to Abilene in Kansas; not used after the 1880s • Instance Hypernyms: ↑cattle trail • Part Holonyms: ↑Texas, ↑Lone Star State, ↑TX, ↑Kansas, ↑Sunflower State, ↑KS …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chisholm Trail — Ruta abierta en el s. XIX para arrear ganado desde Texas a Kansas, cuyo nombre recuerda, probablemente, al comerciante Jesse Chisholm (n.¿1806? – m.¿ 1868?). La senda comenzaba al sur de San Antonio y cruzaba Oklahoma hasta Abilene, Kan., lugar… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Chisholm Trail Academy — Chisholm Trail Academy, Keene, Texas Chisholm Trail Academy (CTA) is a Seventh day Adventist co educational high school located at Fourth and Old Betsy in Keene, Texas. Keene is located midway between Alvarado and Cleburne, 25 miles (40 km)… …   Wikipedia

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