Broad River


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Broad River

 (brôd)
A river rising on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina and flowing about 240 km (150 mi) southeast then south to Columbia, South Carolina, where it joins the Saluda River to form the Congaree.
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As soon as the handkerchief touched the ground a deep, broad river would spring up, which would hinder the witch's progress.
But just as they were congratulating themselves upon the progress they had made they came upon a broad river which swept along between high banks, and here the road ended and there was no bridge of any sort to allow them to cross.
Then the party moved on again, and after crossing a broad river on a ferry and passing many fine farm houses that were dome shaped and painted a pretty green color, they came in sight of a large building that was covered with flags and bunting.
On reaching the broad river Viliya, he stopped near a regiment of Polish Uhlans stationed by the river.
To their great joy the trees became thinner the farther they advanced, and in the afternoon they suddenly came upon a broad river, flowing swiftly just before them.
They had not proceeded far after leaving this farm-house before coming to a high bridge over a broad river.
cried their unseen friend, and without hesitation the Wizard drew the buggy down the bank and out upon the broad river, for Dorothy was still seated in it with Eureka in her arms.
He was like an explorer now who has reasoned that certain natural features must present themselves, and, beating up a broad river, finds here the tributary that he expected, there the fertile, populated plains, and further on the mountains.
Hunt and his party descending the channel and dauntlessly approaching the point of danger; but it suddenly changed into surprise on beholding the boat pass close by the savage horde unmolested, and steer out safely into the broad river.
He was son to the broad river Axius and Periboea eldest daughter of Acessamenus; for the river had lain with her.
A fine broad river always, but in some parts much wider than in others: and then there is usually a green island, covered with trees, dividing it into two streams.
At the very moment that he spoke the object of his contumely was entering the dark mouth of a broad river that flowed from out of the heart of savage Borneo.