Mackenzie definition by Webster's New World
- Mackenzie, Sir Alexander 1763?-1820; Cdn. explorer, born in Scotland
- Mackenzie, William Lyon 1795-1861; Cdn. journalist & insurgent leader, born in Scotland
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- river in W Northwest Territories, Canada, flowing from the Great Slave Lake northwest into the Beaufort Sea: 2,635 mi (4,241 km)
- former district of Northwest Territories, Canada
Origin: after Sir Alexander Mackenzie
Mackenzie definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Alexander 1822-1892.
British-born Canadian politician who was the first Liberal prime minister of Canada (1873-1878).
, William Lyon 1795-1861.
British-born Canadian insurgent and member of Parliament (1828-1836 and 1851-1858) who led an armed insurrection in Toronto (1837) to protest colonial rule.