geographical name river 200 miles (322 kilometers) N Indiana flowing SW into the Wabash

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  • Tippecanoe — is several things in the United States:* The 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe in Indiana * A nickname for U.S. President William Henry Harrison ( see also List of U.S. Presidential nicknames ) ** Tippecanoe and Tyler too, a slogan and song based partly… …   Wikipedia

  • Tippecanoe — Tippecanoe, 1) T. River (ursprünglich Kethtippe cenunk), Fluß im Staate Indiana (Nordamerika), entspringt aus dem Tippecanoe See in der Grafschaft Kosciuszko, fließt südwestlich u. fällt nach einem Lauf von ungefähr 45 Meilen oberhalb Lafayette… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tippecanoe — (spr. tippekanū), Fluß im nordamerikan. Staat Indiana, aus dem gleichnamigen See, ergießt sich, 320 km lang, oberhalb Lafayette in den Wabash. – An seinen Ufern schlug General Harrison 5. Nov. 1811 die von Elskwatawa, dem »Propheten«, geführten… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tippecanoe — Tippecanoe1 [tip΄ə kə no͞o′] HARRISON William Henry Tippecanoe2 [tip΄ə kə no͞o′] [earlier Kithtipecanunk < Miami Kitapkwanunk (exact form uncert.), lit., buffalo fish place] river in N Ind. flowing southwest into the Wabash: scene of a battle… …   English World dictionary

  • Tippecanoe — Tip|pe|ca|noe a river in Indiana in the US, where US soldiers led by William Henry Harrison won a battle against the Shawnee, a Native American people, in 1811. Harrison himself, who later became President of the US, was given the ↑nickname… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tippecanoe — Sp Tipekanù nkt. Ap Tippecanoe L u., apyg. JAV (Indiana) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Tippecanoe — /tip ee keuh nooh /, n. a river in N Indiana, flowing SW to the Wabash: battle 1811. 200 mi. (320 km) long. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tippecanoe — William Henry Harrison …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Tippecanoe — n. river in Indiana (USA); site of a major battle between American settlers and Native Americans in 1811 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tippecanoe —    Bk General Harrison s encounter with Indians at, 174 176 …   The makers of Canada

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