Definition of fur brigade in English:

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fur brigade

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Canadian historical
A convoy that transported furs to and from trading posts by land and river.
Example sentences
  • Eventually, traders and fur brigades would travel over the pass along the route known as the Blackfoot Road.
  • Over 100 volunteers will recreate the 1855 arrival of the fur brigades to this Hudson's Bay Company post.
  • Support was needed for the bi-annual fur brigades that exchanged mail, supplies and furs via the pass.
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