dearborn


noun

  1. Henry,1751–1829, U.S. soldier and diplomat: Secretary of War 1801–09.
  2. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
  3. Fort Dearborn.

noun

  1. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit: automobile industry. Pop: 96 670 (2003 est)
n.

“light four-wheeled wagon,” 1821, American English, supposedly from the name of the inventor, by tradition said to be Gen. Henry Dearborn (1751-1829).

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