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  • proper n. A 140-mile (230 km) long river in New York State, flowing from central New York to the Hudson River.

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

  • n. a river of central New York that flows southeastward to the Hudson River

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Examples

  • Mr. Cuomo flew over the Schoharie Creek and Mohawk River regions on Monday, while Mr. Christie drove through flooded Manville, N.J., in the middle of the state.

    States to Seek FEMA Help

  • In Green Island, N.Y., wedged between the floodwaters of the Hudson River and a swollen tributary of the Mohawk River, members of the community rallied to fight back the rising waters.

    Irene's Floods Prove Deadly as Water Continues to Rise

  • Ice jams were also a worry on upstate New York's Mohawk River.

    Hundreds flee rising rivers in the East

  • The forecast for flooding on the Mohawk River in New York also eased at Schenectady, N.Y., where officials had worried that high water might threaten the city's drinking water and sewage treatment plant.

    Vermont Towns Battle Historic Floods From Irene As Death Toll Tops 40

  • Small functioning farms still sit in the rich Schoharie floodplain, and when you drive on the western arm of the Thruway, you see the Mohawk River and the Erie Canal on one side, and beautiful, huge, old farmhouses of red brick near the road on the other side, land truncated from the glory days of wealthy famers.

    Barbara Gunn: Upstate New York and Irene

  • Washington learned that Stanwix had been promoted to brigadier and ordered to take post between the Mohawk River and Lake Ontario, where he built a work later called Fort Stanwix.

    George Washington’s First War

  • EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck said in a statement Wednesday that the agency is investigating whether the releases of radioactive material into the air and the Mohawk River violated federal environmental laws.

    EPA Investigates Radiation Release At New York Nuclear Lab

  • The most powerful Native American group in the Mohawk River with a constitution hundreds of years old, the Iroquois have coexisted under the protection of the English Crown with the land-hungry colonists for a long time, but now that the protection may be gone when the colonists revolt, their land is in danger to be passed through fire and sword by the rebels.

    Disruptive Fiction in Group Writing: "Q" by "Luther Blissett" and "Manituana" by "Wu Ming" (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu)

  • Their traditional homeland stretches southward of the Mohawk River, eastward to the Green Mountains of Vermont, westward to its border with the Oneida Nation's traditional homeland territory, and northward to the St Lawrence River.

    History of American Women

  • Northward, the trail goes all the way out the Mohawk River past Schenectady.

    Albany Joys

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