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Meaning of Jay's Treaty

Jay's' Trea'ty

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— U.S. Hist. U.S. Hist.
  1. the agreement in 1794 between England and the U.S. by which limited trade relations were established, England agreed to give up its forts in the northwestern frontier, and a joint commission was set up to settle border disputes.
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