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  • n. a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana

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Examples

  • ** Working their way down the Gila, they eventually reached its junction with what they called Red River, the Great Colorado.

    The Romance of the Colorado River

  • By a volcanic rise of the land on the southern end, centuries ago, the current was turned and ran north, making what we call the Red River, emptying into Lake

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  • Right now, there's a Herculean effort to bag nearly two million sandbags to try to save Fargo from the Red River, which is expected to crest at 41 feet this weekend.

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2009

  • It looks good so far, but they've got a few days left here -- a few days of holding back this Red River, which is still at an unbelievable record level, down about 30 -- just over 39 feet, which is extraordinary.

    CNN Transcript Mar 30, 2009

  • The people living along the Red River will be the first to tell you, this is no ordinary spring flood, and not just because of how much of that icy water they're dealing with, but because of the reason why.

    CNN Transcript Mar 27, 2009

  • This is especially true of the grand crossing of the Red River, which is just plain exhilarating filmmaking.

    1/28: Red River

  • Residents rushed on Wednesday to protect Fargo from the rising Red River, which is expected to reach near-record weekend.

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  • Curse Of The Red River, which is due out in the US on April 6th, courtesy of Peaceville Records.

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  • The Sheyenne River empties into the Red River, which is expected to reach a second flood crest of its own near Fargo this week.

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  • Floodwaters from the Red River, which is expected to peak later this week, have closed roads and bridges.

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