Canadian River love

Definitions

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  • n. a river rising in northeastern New Mexico and flowing eastward across the Texas panhandle to become a tributary of the Arkansas River in Oklahoma

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Examples

  • Nope, not me unless you're referring to the Canadian River, which is in Texas.

    Happy Wending!

  • Earlier this month, Texas Tech University Professor Gene Wilde collected specimens of another type of threatened shiner in the Canadian River near Oklahoma to study and preserve, his first such effort since he began studying rivers in 1976.

    Scientists Fish for Way to Save Shiners

  • Large enough to have its own zip code at one point, it also has barns and other structures, and the Canadian River runs through it.

    Private

  • The Canadian River runs through part of the ranch, which also has about 13 miles of frontage on Lake Conchas.

    Former Avon Chief Sells for $8.5 Million

  • Patrick Bates The Canadian River runs through part of the ranch, which also has about 13 miles of frontage on Lake Conchas.

    Photos: Price Cut on Bell Ranch

  • Kiowas, equally untouchable above the Canadian River, were raiding, too, often in tandem with Comanches.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • To remedy that, and to give the hunters a place to sell their goods, in March 1874 a trading post was built near the Canadian River, only a mile from the Adobe Walls ruins where Kit Carson had battled Comanches a decade before.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • They traveled by old trails like the Santa Fe, but they cut new trails, too, including a route along the Canadian River, which passed through Oklahoma and Texas, and thus through the very heart of Comanche country.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • Carleton believed that the Comanches and Kiowas were camped on the Canadian River, in the northern part of the Texas Panhandle.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • The report stated that Carson and his force attacked a Kiowa village of about 150 lodges near the adobe fort on the Canadian River in Texas, and, after a severe fight, compelled the Indians to retreat, with a loss of 60 killed and wounded.25 Estimates were of 30 killed and 30 wounded.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

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