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Natchez Trace

(Encyclopedia) Natchez Trace, road, from Natchez, Miss., to Nashville, Tenn., of great commercial and military importance from the 1780s to the 1830s. It grew from a series of Native…


(Encyclopedia) Tupelo to͞o´pĭlō, tyo͞o– [key], city (1990 pop. 30,685), seat of Lee co., NE Miss.; founded 1859, inc. 1870. It is the trade, processing, and shipping center for a…


(Encyclopedia) bridge, structure built over water or any obstacle or depression to allow the passage of pedestrians or vehicles. See also viaduct . Early Bridges…