Rappahannock

Definitions

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  • noun a river that flows across eastern Virginia into the Tidewater region

Etymologies

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Examples

  • So when my brand-new Mac mini abruptly ceased to function on Tuesday morning, I was a bit alarmed to hear from Apple that I’d need to take it to the closest authorized repair shop … in Rappahannock County.

    Waldo Jaquith - BlueRidgeMac.

  • I know Sperryville is in Rappahannock and that it’s a good hour’s drive away, but I don’t know why I’d go there or what, even, one might do there.

    Waldo Jaquith - BlueRidgeMac.

  • The Rappahannock was the river the battle of Fredrickburg was fought.

    Record Setting US Snowstorm as Seen From Space | Universe Today

  • There is also a crossroads called Rappahannock about three hours driving time east of us.

    CNN Transcript Dec 24, 2003

  • There's apparently a U.S. naval vessel called the Rappahannock and, of course, there's the Rappahannock River, which stretches from our end of the state all the way down to the Chesapeake Bay.

    CNN Transcript Dec 24, 2003

  • Compared with the Potomac, the Rappahannock was a mere creek.

    Washington

  • Compared with the Potomac, the Rappahannock was a mere creek.

    Washington

  • Compared with the Potomac, the Rappahannock was a mere creek.

    Washington

  • Compared with the Potomac, the Rappahannock was a mere creek.

    Washington

  • Hooker's assumption that Sedgwick was on the north side of the Rappahannock was his own, and not Sedgwick's fault.

    The Campaign of Chancellorsville

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