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Lewis, Meriwether

Syllabification: Lew·is, Meriwether
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Definition of Lewis, Meriwether in English:

( 1774–1809), US explorer. Together with William Clark, he led an expedition to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase (1804–06). They traveled from St. Louis to the Pacific Northwest and back. He then served as governor of Louisiana Territory 1807–09.

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