Definitions

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

  • A river, about 265 km (165 mi) long, of west-central North Dakota flowing east to the Missouri River.

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Examples

  • And a woman in Knife River, Minnesota matched the $50 that I pledged on the DNC site.

    Paul Loeb: Grassroots Matching Grants: My Five Minutes as a Donor

  • And a woman in Knife River, Minnesota matched the $50 that I pledged on the DNC site.

    Grassroots Matching Grants: My Five Minutes as a Donor

  • “I had better keep it, some bad people might be coming along,” Three Geese said, an excuse that merely exposed what a stingy fellow he was, since no people at all were likely to be coming along, with the cold so bitter along the Knife River.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • It was the Partezon who had destroyed the steamboat the Berrybenders had been traveling on, once it got stuck in the ice above the Knife River.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • He decided he had better go west, kill a buffalo, finish his bow, and then swing wide around the Mandans and catch up with Tasmin and the steamer somewhere near the Knife River.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Abandoning the steamer Rocky Mount, which is stuck in the ice near the Knife River, the Berrybender expedition makes its way overland to the confluence of the Missouri and the Yellowstone, where we find them snugly ensconced at the trading post of Pierre Boisdeffre.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Jim himself was quite comfortably mounted on the same little mare that had carried him so smoothly, in the winter past, from the Knife River to the Green, a feat so singular that now all the mountain men coveted the little bay mare.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • MAELGWYN Evans liked to claim that he got through the bitter winters along the Knife River through the precaution of having taken six hundred pounds of wives: three Winnebagos and a Chippewa.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Then he stood up in surprise: one of the two advancing specks was clearly Maelgwyn Evans, a trapper and friend he had last seen in his camp on the Knife River.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Playing with Yarn in Knife River, Minnesota, is a home away from home for its customers.

    A Passion for Knitting

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