Definition of Commodore perry
1. Noun. United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819).
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Literary usage of Commodore perry
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1. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1885)
"... during all the time that commodore perry was in the Gulf until the 2ist of March, 1847, when Commodore Conner transferred it to commodore perry, ..."
2. Europe Since 1815 by Charles Downer Hazen (1910)
"commodore perry. mated that there were 10000 converts a year. But bitter persecutions of the Christians finally broke out, apparently occasioned by the ..."
3. History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as Slaves by George Washington Williams (1882)
"I was surgeon of the 'Java,' under commodore perry. ... In the summer of 1813, Captain (afterwards Commodore) Perry wrote a letter to Commodore Chauncey in ..."
4. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"Letter of commodore perry. — Disinclination to antagonize Henry. — Temporary triumph of FOJ Smith. — Order gradually emerging. — Expenses of the law. ..."