Embarras River love

Definitions

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

  • A river rising in eastern Illinois and flowing about 350 km (220 mi) generally south and southeast to the Wabash River in southwest Indiana.

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Examples

  • The rest of the party set off afterwards and kept along the river until ten when we branched off by portages into the Embarras River, the usual channel of communication in canoes with the lake.

    The Journey to the Polar Sea

  • Embarras River, the usual channel of communication in canoes with the lake.

    Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 1

  • His figures show that the Embarras River watershed, just south of Champaign-Urbana (where farming takes up virtually all of the land), drains 0.015 percent of the total Mississippi drainage area but contributes 0.1 percent of the nitrogen in the river -- seven times more than you would expect.

    Chicago Reader

  • Brunk enjoys the outdoors in many ways, including cleaning up an old run-down farmstead and timberland on a 60-acre farm near Oakland close to the Embarras River that he and his wife,

    The News-Gazette Local Stories

  • Brunk enjoys the outdoors in many ways, including cleaning up an old run-down farmstead and timberland on a 60-acre farm near Oakland close to the Embarras River that he and his wife,

    The News-Gazette Local Stories

  • A plume of approximately 8,000 gallons of furfural traveled nine miles down Cassel, Riley and Kickapoo creeks, flowing to the confluence with the Embarras River.

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