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Sem'inole Wars'



U.S. Hist.
1. a series of conflicts in 1818–19 between American forces under Andrew Jackson and the Seminole Indians in Spanish-controlled eastern Florida.
2. a series of conflicts from 1835 to 1842 between U.S. Army forces and the Seminole Indians over the Seminoles' refusal to move from Florida to designated Indian territories.

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

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