American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A river of east-central North Carolina flowing about 442 km (275 mi) generally southeast to Pamlico Sound.
“Along the south bank of the Neuse is a narrow zone of pine, conforming in its general trend to the curves of that river, and having a breadth of from one to three miles.”
“A hunter and fisherman, Mr. Bacon grew up swimming and fishing in North Carolina's Neuse River, which he now says has "basically become a toxic dumping ground.”
“The Pamlico/Tar and Neuse Rivers of NC are my haunts now.”
“Located near the Neuse River, it had a picnic shelter, tee-ball fields and soccer fields, a nature trail and the playground where the boy's mother, Sandy, was supposed to bring him at three.”
“This newly refurbished hotel borders the Neuse and Trent rivers.”
“In North Carolina, two separate hypoxic events in the Neuse River Estuary in 1995 killed millions of fish.”
“Pfiesteria has been implicated for years in a series of otherwise unexplained episodes of mass fish death throughout its range from roughly Delaware to Alabama, particularly in the Neuse River in North Carolina and the Chesapeake Bay.”
“Small boaters can find peaceful, flat water along the shorelines near the mouths of the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers, where the big fish come to feed.”
“Germans from the Rhine founded New Berne at the junction of the Trent and Neuse Rivers.”
“Principal targets were planters on the Roanoke River, and planters on the Neuse and Trent Rivers, and the city of Bath.”
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