Merrimack River love

Merrimack River

Definitions

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

  • A river rising in south-central New Hampshire and flowing about 177 km (110 mi) south into northeast Massachusetts then northeast to the Atlantic Ocean. It was long used as a source of power for textile mills.

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

  • n. a river that rises in south central New Hampshire and flows through Concord and Manchester into Massachusetts and empties into the Atlantic Ocean

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Examples

  • This ferry was as busy as a beaver dam, and all the world seemed anxious to get across the Merrimack River at this particular point, waiting to get set over, -- children with their two cents done up in paper, jail-birds broke loose and constable with warrant, travellers from distant landsto distant lands, men and women to whom the Merrimack River was a bar.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • The Spicket River flows into the Merrimack River, which is a source of drinking water for several communities.

    Home - BostonHerald.com

  • Low light conditions are producing big bass around Plum Island for anglers tossing live eels and big soft-plastic baits, while the mouth of the Merrimack River has been the site for some blitzes of bass into the mid-30-inch range mixed in with a ton of blues.

    Home - BostonHerald.com

  • McCain signed a campaign poster during an event at Jillian's in the Millyard along the Merrimack River.

    Michael K. Lavers: A New Hampshire Native Returns Home to Cover the Primary

  • In Lawrence, Mass., Mayor William Lantigua caught a private contractor dumping truckloads of snow in the Merrimack River late Sunday and early Monday.

    With no room to put snow, Eastern waterways beckon

  • Hostility toward the Constitution was particularly strong among communities in central New Hampshire along the Merrimack River.

    Ratification

  • She imagined they were driving along Route Four, crossing over the Merrimack River, heading north towards her house in Grafton.

    Route Four

  • Centuries ago, Native Americans discovered a pleasant spot on the banks of the Merrimack River.

    Where To Live Cheaply

  • Thank goodness not everything that gets washed, dumped, or driven into the Merrimack River ends up on the beach at Plum Island.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Except of course, these rare Merrimack River penguins are made of plastic.

    bird baths in the road and other anomalies

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