Mackenzie: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mu-ken'zē), [key]
— n.
  1. 1764–1820, Scottish explorer in Canada.
  2. 1822–92, Canadian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1873–78.
  3. 1795–1861, Canadian political leader and journalist, born in Scotland.
  4. a river in NW Canada, flowing NW from the Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean. 1120 mi. (1800 km) long; with tributaries 2525 mi. (4065 km) long.
  5. a district in the SW Northwest Territories of Canada. 527,490 sq. mi. (1,366,200 sq. km).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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