Definitions

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

  • A river of northwest Ontario, Canada, flowing about 676 km (420 mi) northeast to Hudson Bay.
  • A river of southwest Great Britain rising in central Wales and flowing about 338 km (210 mi) in a curve through western England. It empties into Bristol Channel through a long estuary.

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

  • n. a river in Ontario that flows northeast into Hudson Bay
  • n. a river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol Channel; the longest river in Great Britain

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Examples

  • Her lines broke, and the storm pushed her toward the low stone bridge that carried Route 450 over the Severn River just upstream from the academy.

    Aboard the old Reina Mercedes ship again, at least in their minds

  • And then, when I reach my favorite stretch of the run -- where the academy field follows the Severn River, a gorgeous spot on the campus that takes my breath away -- I don't say anything.

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  • And then, when I reach my favorite stretch of the run--where the academy field follows the Severn River, a gorgeous spot on the campus that takes my breath away--I don't say anything.

    Therese Borchard: For Thanksgiving: 12 Ways To Be Thankful

  • After twenty years there will be the poor will find it almost impossible to find accommodation anywhere south of the Wash and the Severn River.

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  • We are at Westminster for the feast of Easter, and I look from my window at the fullness and the fast flow of the river and think of my son Edward, beyond the great waters of the Severn River, far away from me.

    The White Queen

  • He plans that Buckingham will cross the Severn River to enter England, and find no allies but the royal army waiting grimly for him in the pouring rain.

    The White Queen

  • Rather than hone his seafaring skills as a midshipman on the banks of the Severn River, McGonagle had earned his commission through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps program at the University of Southern California.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • I grew up across the river – the Severn River that is.

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  • And she bought a doozie, a fabulous lot on the Severn River about six miles from Annapolis, Maryland.

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  • When she was 4 years old, she taught herself to swim in the Severn River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay.

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