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Fif'ty-four-for'ty or Fight'



Pronunciation: (fif'tē-fôr"fôr'tē, -fōr"-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/fifty-four-forty-or-fight.html on line 71 [key] U.S. Hist.
a slogan popular in 1846, esp. among Democrats, who asserted U.S. ownership of the entire Oregon country, including the part that Great Britain claimed between 49° and 54° 40prime; N latitude.

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

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