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Tippecanoe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishTippecanoeTip‧pe‧ca‧noe /ˌtɪpɪkəˈnuː/  a river in Indiana in the US, where US soldiers led by William Henry Harrison won a battle against the Shawnee, a Native American people, in 1811. Harrison himself, who later became president of the US, was given the nickname‘Tippecanoe’ after the battle.
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