Associations to the word «Mackenzie»


MACKENZIE, proper noun. A surname​ of Scottish origin.
MACKENZIE, proper noun. A female given name, transferred use of the surname since the 1970s, also in the form Makenzie.
MACKENZIE, proper noun. A river in the Northwest Territories, the longest in Canada, running from Great Slave Lake to the Beaufort Sea.

Dictionary definition

MACKENZIE, noun. Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820).
MACKENZIE, noun. A Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea.

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