Arkansas River love

Definitions

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

  • A river of the south-central United States rising in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado and flowing about 2,333 km (1,450 mi) generally southeastward to the Mississippi River in southeast Arkansas. It was an important trade and travel route in the 19th century.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi River

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Examples

  • Mormons, many of whom at that time traveled to Salt Lake, by what is known as the Arkansas River route.

    The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself

  • Winds howl across the Arkansas River, which is swollen to near flood stage from recent heavy rains locally and upstream, as seen from the new Pulaski

    WN.com - Photown News

  • Winds howl across the Arkansas River, which is swollen to near flood stage from recent heavy rains locally and upstream, as seen from the new Pulaski County Pedestrian-Bicycle Bridge just upstream from Little Rock on March 21st, 2008.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The casino's location overlooking the Arkansas River is a perfect place to watch the river develop, Cross said, and maybe hope a little luck rubs off, as well.

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  • Therefore, the city had been releasing trapped wildlife at a public access point on the Arkansas River, which is not in compliance with state law.

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  • The latest announcement for the Arkansas River is the new restaurant that will be replacing the old River's Edge Caf├ę at 19th Street.

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  • It has overtaken native cottonwoods along most of Colorado's rivers, and the Arkansas River is the most infested in the state, according to a 2006 report by the Grand Junction-based Tamarisk Coalition.

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  • In an unrelated event, a major fish kill was reported on the Arkansas River last week, Stephens said.

    Trauma cited in mysterious Ark. bird kill

  • In addition to determining why more than 3,000 blackbirds died New Year's Eve apparently by flying into things during fireworks, the agency is trying to pinpoint what killed nearly 100,000 fish in the Arkansas River.

    Disease suspected in mass kill of 100K fish in Arkansas River

  • As news reports of the eerie incident spread, similar stories began surfacing all over the world: Massive fish kills by the thousands in Brazil, New Zealand, the Arkansas River and the Chesapeake; more bird deaths in Louisiana, Kentucky and Sweden; and tens of thousands of dead crabs aptly named dead devil crabs washing ashore in the U.K.

    Tara Lohan: Why You Should Really Be Concerned About the Global Wildlife Die-offs

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