Gadsden Purchase
geographical name tract of land S of Gila River in present Arizona & New Mexico purchased 1853 by the United States from Mexico area 29,640 square miles (77,064 square kilometers)

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  • Gadsden Purchase — The Gadsden Purchase (known as Venta de La Mesilla or Treaty of La Mesilla in Mexicocite news |first=Ignacio |last=Ibarra |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= Land sale still thorn to Mexico: Historians say U.S. imperialism behind treaty… …   Wikipedia

  • Gadsden Purchase — Gebietsabtretungen Mexikos an die USA: Mexikanisch Amerikanischer Krieg (rot), Gadsden Kauf (gelb) Mit dem Gadsden Kauf erwarben die USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gadsden Purchase — Gads|den Pur|chase the Gadsden Purchase an area of land in what is now Arizona and New Mexico, which was bought by the US from Mexico in 1853 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Gadsden Purchase — a tract of 45,535 sq. mi. (117,935 sq. km), now contained in New Mexico and Arizona, purchased for $10,000,000 from Mexico in 1853, the treaty being negotiated by James Gadsden. * * * (Dec. 30, 1853) U.S. purchase of land in Mexico. Following the …   Universalium

  • Gadsden Purchase — Gads′den Pur′chase n. amh. geg a tract of 45,535 sq. mi. (117,935 sq. km), now contained in New Mexico and Arizona, purchased for $10,000,000 from Mexico in 1853, the treaty being negotiated by James Gadsden …   From formal English to slang

  • Gadsden Purchase — /gædzdən ˈpɜtʃəs/ (say gadzduhn perchuhs) noun the, a tract of 77 000 km2, now contained in New Mexico and Arizona, purchased from Mexico for $10 000 000 in 1853, the treaty being negotiated by James Gadsden …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gadsden Purchase — A term commonly applied to the territory acquired by the United States from Mexico by treaty of December 30, 1853, known as the Gadsden Treaty …   Black's law dictionary

  • Gadsden Purchase — A term commonly applied to the territory acquired by the United States from Mexico by treaty of December 30, 1853, known as the Gadsden Treaty …   Black's law dictionary

  • Gadsden Purchase — See Gadsden Treaty …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Gadsden Purchase — a tract of 45,535 sq. mi. (117,935 sq. km), now contained in New Mexico and Arizona, purchased for $10,000,000 from Mexico in 1853, the treaty being negotiated by James Gadsden …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gadsden Purchase —  Large purchase of territory by the United States from Mexico in 1853 …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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