Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river, about 523 km (325 mi) long, rising in central North Dakota and flowing east, south, and northeast to the Red River of the North above Fargo.

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Examples

  • Eric Thayer/Reuters Officials were quickly building up dikes Wednesday in Valley City, N.D., about 50 miles west of Fargo, where the Sheyenne River was coming in higher and faster than expected.

    North Dakota on Edge

  • Eric Thayer/Reuters Residents of the city, in the east central part of the state, piled sandbags in one family's backyard against the rising Sheyenne River.

    North Dakota on Edge

  • An airboat team on standby in Cass County was being sent to Valley City, where the crest prediction for the Sheyenne River was bumped up by 2 feet and moved from Friday to Thursday.

    North Dakota dam at risk of failure

  • Officials were quickly building up dikes in Valley City, about 50 miles west of Fargo, where the Sheyenne River was coming in higher and faster than expected.

    North Dakota dam at risk of failure

  • Among the threatened communities along the Sheyenne is Valley City, west of Fargo.

    Devils Lake, North Dakota, Swallows Land And Buildings

  • Those grants came with a hidden cost -- slashing the FEMA budget for putting experienced disaster workers in a room and asking them, "What should we do if a Category 5 hurricane hits New Orleans and the levees break?" or "Hey, what happens if the Sheyenne takes out the Valley City sewage plant?"

    Kelly Caldwell: Giving FEMA the Green Light

  • Four years ago, Lillian Diamon learns that her husband Robert and their twin daughters Sheyenne and Lee died in an automobile accident.

    Rose House-Tina Ann Forkner « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

  • Prime whitetail range in North Dakota is north and east of the Missouri River, and the Sheyenne makes up that region's largest single plot of public land.

    100 Best Public-Land Hunts: North Dakota

  • No way, says Robert Oleson of Canada's Transboundary Waters Office -- the Sheyenne empties into the Red River, where higher salt levels could disrupt ecosystems all the way to Hudson Bay.

    Devils Lake Gets Its Due

  • In 2003, the United States Army Corps of Engineers published a feasibility study for a $186m project (of which North Dakota would have paid $70m) to drain the lake into the Sheyenne river.

    border skirmish

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