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

  • A river rising in central Alberta, Canada, and flowing about 491 km (305 mi) eastward into Saskatchewan then north to the headwaters of the Churchill River.
  • A name for the North Canadian River as it flows about 450 km (280 mi) through northwest Oklahoma.


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