Definition of Gateway to the west
1. Noun. The largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Missouri, Mo, Show Me State
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Literary usage of Gateway to the west
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The St. Lawrence River: Historical, Legendary, Picturesque by George Waldo Browne (1905)
"... XXIV The Gateway to the West Mission of La Presentation—Ogdensburg—Brockville—Romance of the Thousand Islands—A Daughter's Devotion to a Father—Carleton ..."
2. The History of the American People by Charles Austin Beard, William Chandler Bagley (1920)
"Farther to the south, the Cumberland Gap offered another gateway to the West, through which much of the emigration from the southern states poured into the ..."
3. Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of ... (1917)
"From the gateway to the west door of the Cathedral was a narrow roadway flanked on both sides, in part at least, by shops. ..."
4. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"The "Gateway to the West" also symbolizes Thomas Jefferson's plans for National Expansion. The Arch was designed by Eero Saarinen in 1947. ..."
5. Railroad Freight Rates in Relation to the Industry and Commerce of the by Logan Grant McPherson (1909)
"... Boston was not being used to establish similar channels to that gateway to the West, but in building railroads from the West tributary to that gateway. ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1919)
"... "Memphis as a Gateway to the West."2 One needs but to scan the bibliography in Vol. Ill of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences to be ..."
7. Essentials of Geography. by Albert Perry Brigham, Charles T. McFarlane (1920)
"The other is on Lake Erie and is a gateway to the West. They are connected by the Hudson River and the Erie Barge Canal and by the New York Central and ..."