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

  • A river of the southeast United States flowing about 515 km (320 mi) from the Blue Ridge Mountains in northwest North Carolina northeast across southwest Virginia then northwest to the Allegheny Plateau in south-central West Virginia.

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  • noun a river in the southeastern United States that flows northward from North Carolina to West Virginia where it empties into the Kanawha River

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Examples

  • This diverted the current into a dry channel known as New River, which in turn funneled the water into the Salton Sink.

    Colossus

  • This diverted the current into a dry channel known as New River, which in turn funneled the water into the Salton Sink.

    Colossus

  • We actually are at the Marine Corps Air Station of New River, which is part of this whole Camp Lejeune area and we're going to be talking about the families left behind.

    CNN Transcript Jun 28, 2004

  • It's kind of heartening to know, isn't it, that the New River will be the same because of what you are doing here today.

    Remarks By The President At New River North Carolina

  • In 1891 an overflow occurred, through the channel known as New River, which flooded the lower portion of the basin and threatened to cover the railroad.

    The Western United States A Geographical Reader

  • This estate lay on the west side of a very remarkable stream known as New River, which had its source and outlet in the same county.

    The old plantation : how we lived in great house and cabin before the war,

  • On May 17, Kittson recorded the fact that Ogden River (called New River by the Ogden party) flowed out of Ogden Valley into the lake.

    William Kittson's Journal Covering Peter Skene Ogden's 1824-1825 Snake Country Expedition

  • And there's nothing to do down here anyways - _ - very few good things about this ***** on 03/24/2010, -0/+3Lol that's not the only problem .. you see, the Salton Sea is also full of ***** and chemicals that comes from the New River, which is basically a river of toxic

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • The New River is the second oldest in the world, but a recent study now claims it's also the second dirtiest waterway in America.

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  • Tannery Hill on the opposite side of the New River was the site of a Confederate breastwork, and Sentinel Point afforded a strategic view of the water and mountains for miles around.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

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