Mackenzie
I. biographical name Alexander 1822-1892 Canadian (Scottish-born) statesman; prime minister (1873-78) II. biographical name Sir Compton 1883-1972 English novelist III. biographical name William Lyon 1795-1861 Canadian (Scottish-born) insurgent leader IV. geographical name 1. river 1120 miles (1802 kilometers) NW Canada in Northwest Territories flowing from Great Slave Lake NW into Beaufort Sea — sometimes considered to include the Finlay, Peace, & Slave rivers (total length 2635 miles or 4216 kilometers) 2. former district Canada in W Northwest Territories in basin of Mackenzie River; area now split between Northwest Territories & the W part of Nunavut

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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