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Black' Hawk" War'




a war fought in northern Illinois and present-day southern Wisconsin, 1831–32, in which U.S. regulars and militia with Indian allies defeated the Sauk and Fox Indians, led by Chief Black Hawk, attempting to recover lost hunting grounds.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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