from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river, about 240 km (150 mi) long, rising in south-central England and meandering east and northeast to the Wash, an inlet of the North Sea.
  • A river, about 100 km (60 mi) long, of northeast England flowing southeast to join the Trent River and form the Humber River. It is an important commercial waterway.

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

  • noun a river in northeastern England that flows generally southeastward to join the Trent River and form the Humber


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