Definition of Northwest Territory in English:

Northwest Territory

Syllabification: North·west Ter·ri·to·ry
A region and former territory of the US that lies between the Mississippi and Ohio rivers and the Great Lakes. It was acquired in 1783 after the American Revolution and now forms the states of Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

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