Glossary for The Treaty of Greenville
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Pronunciation: (ho-stil’I-tE), [Key]-n.,-pl,ties,…

    3.opposition or resistance to an idea, plan, project, etc.

    4. hostilities,

    • a. acts of warfare.
    • b. War

Pronunciation: (sEs), [key]-v., ceased, ceas•ing, -n.-vi.

    1. to stop discontinue: Not all medieval beliefs have ceased to exist.

    2. to come to an end: At last the war has ceased.

    • --v.t. to put a stop or end to: He begged them to cease their quarreling,
    • --n.cessation: The noise of the drilling went on for hours without cease.

Pronunciation: (pEs), [key] –n, interj., v,. peaced, peac•ing.—n

    1. the normal, nonwarring condition of a nation, group of nations, or the world

    2. (often cap) an agreement or treaty between warring or antagonistic nations, groups, etc, to end hostilities and abstain from further fighting or antagonism: the Treaty of Greenville

    3. a state of mutual harmony between people or groups, esp. in personal relations: Try to live in peace with your neighbors, …

    7. a state of tranquility or serenity; May he rest in peace …

    14. make one’s peace with, to become reconciled with: He repaired the fence he had broken and made his peace with the neighbor.

    15. make peace, to ask for or arrange a cessation of hostilities or antagonism.

    • interj. (used to express greeting or farewell or to request quietness or silence).
    • --v.i. Obs. to be or become silent.

Pronunciation: (pur-pech’OO-ul). [key]—adj.

  1. continuing or enduring forever; everlasting.
  2. lasting an indefinitely long time; perpetual snow.
  3. continuing or continued without intermission or interruption; ceaseless; a perpetual stream of visitors all day.

Pronunciation: (in’tur-kôrs”. –kOrs”), [key], n.

    1. dealings or communication between individuals, groups, countries, etc.
    2. interchange of thoughts, feelings, etc.

Pronunciation: (ri,stôr’,-stOr’), [key]—vt., -stored, -stor•ing.

    1. to bring back into existence, use, or the like; reestablish: to restore order.
    2. to bring to a former, origional, or normal condition, as a building, statue, or painting. …
    4. to give back; make return or restitution of (anything taken away or lost).
    5. to reproduce or reconstruct (an ancient building, extinct animal, etc.) in the original state

Pronunciation: (lib’ur-tE), [key]—n.,pl.-ties

    1. freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control
    2. freedom from external or foreign rule; independence
    3. freedom from control, interference, obligation, restriction, hampering conditions, etc.; power or right doing, thinking, speaking, etc., according to choice
    4. freedom from captivity, confinement, or physical restraint: The prisoner soon regained his liberty

De•liv•er past tense delivered
Pronunciation: (di-liv’ur) [key]-v.t.

    1. to carry and turn over (letters, goods, etc.) to the intended recipient or recipients: to delver mail; to deliver a package
    2. to give into another’s possession or keeping; surrender: to deliver a prisoner to the police; to deliver a bond
    3. to set free or liberate: The Israelites were delivered from bondage
    4. to release or save: Deliver me from such tiresome people!

Pronunciation: (hEr-uv’,-ov) [key]—adj.

    1. of this: upon the receipt hereof.
    2. concerning this: more hereof later.

Pronunciation: (ku-man’ding,-män’-) [key]—adj.

    1. being in command: a commanding officer…
    2. having the air, tone, etc., of command; imposing; authoritative: a man of commanding appearance; a commanding voice

Pronunciation: (di-fI’uns), [key]—proper n.

    1. the name of a fort in the Northwest Territory

Pronunciation: (hos’tij), [key]—n., v., --taged, --tag•ing.—n.

    1. a person given or held as security for the fulfillment of certain conditions or terms, promises, etc., by another. –v.t. to give (someone) as a hostage. He was hostaged to the Indians.

Pronunciation: (I-fekt’), [key]…11. take effect

    1. to go into operation; begin to function
    2. to produce as a result; The prescribed medicine failed to take effect. –v.t. to produce as an effect; bring about; make happen: The new machines finally effected the transition to computerized accounting last spring.

Pronunciation: (boun’du-rE,-drE), [Key] –n., --pl.–ries.

    1. something that includes bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line
    2. also called frontier

Pronunciation: (pôr’tij,pOr’-, or for 2, 3, 5, 6, pôr-täzh’), [key] –n., v., -taged, -tag•ing.

    1. the act of carrying; carriage.
    2. the carrying of boats, goods, etc., overland from one navigable water to another.
    3. the route over which this is done.
    4. the cost of carriage

Pronunciation: (branch, branch), [key] –n. ,…

    1. A tributary system or any stream that is not a large river or a bayou.
    2. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. See branch water (def.2).

Pronunciation: (fork), [key] –n. …

  1. a division into branched.
  2. the point or part at which a thing, as a river or a road, divides into branches: Bear left at the fork in the road.
  3. either of the branches into which a thing divides.
  4. a principal tributary of a river.
    • v.i., v.t.
      a. to divide into branches: Turn left where the road forks

Pronunciation: (ku-mens’), [Key] –v.i., v.t., --menced, -menc•ing.

  1. To start; begin.
  2. To begin to be or to act as;
  3. To enter upon;


  1. to begin start Course
  2. the act or action of moving in a path from point to point
  3. the path over which something moves or extends: as a : RACECOURSE

Pronunciation: (fôr’mur-lE), [Key] –adv.

  1. in time past; in an earlier period or age; previously: a custom formerly observed
  2. Obs. In time just past; just now.

Pronunciation: (in-dem’nu-fI”), [Key] –v.t., -fied, --fy•ing.

  1. to pay for damage or loss sustained, expense, incurred, etc.
  2. to guard or secure against anticipated loss; give security against (future damage or liability).

Pronunciation: (in’ju-rE), [Key] –n., --pl. –jur•ries. …

  1. wrong or injustice done or suffered.
  2. Law. Any wrong or violation of the rights, property, reputation, etc., of another

Pronunciation: (ik-spenses), [Key] –n., v., -pensed, -pens•ing.

    a. charges incurred during a business assignment or trip
    b. money paid as reimbursment for such charges

Pronunciation: (su-stAn’), [Key] –v.t.

  1. to bear (a burden, charge, etc.).
  2. to undergo, experience, or suffer (injury, loss, etc.); endure without giving way or yielding.

Pronunciation: (sEd), [Key] –v.t., ced•ed, ced•ing.

  1. To yield (to give up or surrender
  2. formally surrender to another): to cede territory.

Pronunciation: (ri-ling’kwish), [Key] –v.t.

  1. to renounce or surrender (a possession, right, etc.): to relinguish the throne.
  2. or give up; put aside or desist from; to relinquish a plan.
  3. to let go; release: to relinquish one’s hold.