from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river, about 780 km (485 mi) long, of central and southern Mississippi flowing southwest then south to the Gulf of Mexico. Its lower course forms part of the Mississippi-Louisiana border.
- See Zhu Jiang.
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- n. a river in southeast China that flows into the South China Sea
- n. a river in Mississippi that flows southward to the Gulf of Mexico
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The broad floodplains and terraces of the Pearl River are the only portion of the region in Louisiana.
The Pearl River is a peaceful get-a-way for some of us, and some of us take pride in trying to take care of it, and keep it clean.
"Pearl River" a strong contender for the best blues album of the year.
Negotiations have taken place at a Hilton hotel in Pearl River, N.Y., about 25 miles west of where the wire-line negotiations are underway.
Temple also faces additional expenses stemming from the accidental discharge of waste material from a Louisiana paper mill into the Pearl River.
The key to making the eclectic glassware work in a flashy restaurant is "to have some Pearl River and some high-end mixed in," said owner Michael Stillman.
Most of the time, the factories just up the Pearl River in Guangdong Province generate more visual obscurity than the SAR needs.
This second volume of the trilogy takes us from the whirlwind of that storm off India to the quieter mist of the Pearl River in south China.
Centuries ago, the Choctaw and Acolapissas Indians ate Pearl River mussels and used their pearls and shells for jewelry and other items.
Fisheries biologists with LDWF collected samples from Aug. 13 to 20 along the Pearl River and at its mouth in Lake Borgne.