Western Reserve

geographical name

Definition of Western Reserve

tract of land in northeastern Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie area about 5470 square miles (14,222 square kilometers)

Note: Historically, the Western Reserve was part of the western lands of Connecticut which were ceded in 1800.

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“Western Reserve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Western%20Reserve. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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