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Allegheny River

Definitions

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

  • A river rising in north-central Pennsylvania and flowing about 523 km (325 mi) northwest into New York then southwest into Pennsylvania again, where it joins the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River.

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

  • noun a river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River

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Examples

  • The Allegheny River is the largest tributary of the Ohio River, which in turn contributes the greatest volume of water to the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico.

    Champ de Glace

  • The traces of the name of these mound-builders, which are still preserved in the name "Allegheny," applied to a river and the mountains of Pennsylvania, and the fact that the Delawares down to the time Heckewelder composed his work called the Allegheny River

    The Problem of the Ohio Mounds

  • As I stared down at the Allegheny River we were crossing, I wondered, Am I an awful person for feeling that?

    Arcane Circle

  • As I stared down at the Allegheny River we were crossing, I wondered, Am I an awful person for feeling that?

    Arcane Circle

  • A woman, 45, and her two daughters, 12 and 8, died inside their car as it was covered in water and pinned to a tree, while another 72-year-old woman was found a day later in the banks of the Allegheny River by officials.

    Pittsburgh Considers Warning System, Closures After Flash-Flood Deaths

  • He was ignored, so in 1749 he sent Captain Céleron de Bienville at the head of a party of soldiers, militia, and Indians to the Allegheny River, then down the Ohio and up the Great Miami, to post lead-plate notices declaring that this was French territory.

    George Washington’s First War

  • He was ignored, so in 1749 he sent Captain Céleron de Bienville at the head of a party of soldiers, militia, and Indians to the Allegheny River, then down the Ohio and up the Great Miami, to post lead-plate notices declaring that this was French territory.

    George Washington’s First War

  • As I stared down at the Allegheny River we were crossing, I wondered, Am I an awful person for feeling that?

    Arcane Circle

  • From there the expedition could float down to the Allegheny River, then on to the Forks.

    George Washington’s First War

  • From there the expedition could float down to the Allegheny River, then on to the Forks.

    George Washington’s First War

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