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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of northwest Florida flowing about 180 km (112 mi) southward from the Georgia border to Apalachicola Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • n. a river in northwestern Florida formed by the confluence of the Chattahoochee River and the Flint River at the Florida border

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Examples

  • Well, the Apalachicola is the only four-head river system in the world.

    Dream State

  • To the south-west, as the tract of country between the sea-coast and the Mississippi becomes narrower, the mountains converge into a single ridge, which, as it approaches the Gulf of Mexico, subsides into plain country, and gives rise to some of the waters of that gulf, and particularly to a river called the Apalachicola, probably from the

    Notes on the State of Virginia

  • To the south-west, as the tract of country between the sea-coast and the Missisipi becomes narrower, the mountains converge into a single ridge, which, as it approaches the Gulph of Mexico, subsides into plain country, and gives rise to some of the waters of that Gulph, and particularly to a river called the Apalachicola, probably from the Apalachies, an Indian nation formerly residing on it.

    Notes on the State of Virginia.

  • To the south-west, as the tract of country between the sea-coast and the Mississipi becomes narrower, the mountains converge into a single ridge, which, as it approaches the Gulph of Mexico, subsides into plain country, and gives rise to some of the waters of that Gulph, and particularly to a river called the Apalachicola, probably from the Apalachies, an Indian nation formerly residing on it.

    Notes on the State of Virginia

  • They're up from Grand Isle over towards Apalachicola, meaning hurricane conditions expected within a 24-hour period, and that's what we're bracing for here this morning and this afternoon.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2004

  • That meant canvassers could take the fight to the Republicans 'doorstep -- hitting up tiny towns throughout the panhandle, such as Apalachicola, where Obama scored points backing the locals in a water-use conflict involving neighboring Georgia.

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  • I was reading an artical about the Apalachicola river.

    I was reading an artical about the Apalachicola river. It was listed that someone stocked the river with them.

  • "We were all looking at Perry as our knight in shining armor, but we're finding out he has some baggage," said Joyce Estes , a delegate from Apalachicola, before the voting.

    Herman Cain Wins Florida GOP Straw Poll

  • Researchers have found droplets of an unidentified orange substance under the shells of baby crabs caught at seven coastal sites, from Galveston, Texas, to Apalachicola, Fla., says Caz Taylor, a Tulane University biologist involved in the research.

    BP Spill's Next Major Phase: Wrangling Over Toll on Gulf

  • WAIT AND SEE: Jessie Mallory threw out a rope to dock a shrimping boat in Apalachicola, Fla.,

    Pictures of the Day: June 30

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