Cumberland River


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Cumberland River

A river rising in southeast Kentucky and flowing about 1,100 km (685 mi) in a winding course southwest into northern Tennessee then northwest to the Ohio River near Paducah, Kentucky.
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Noun1.Cumberland River - a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern KentuckyCumberland River - a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky
Bluegrass State, Kentucky, KY - a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
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Shortly after, we left this place, not thinking it safe to stay there longer, and proceeded to Cumberland river, reconnoitring that part of the country until March, 1771, and giving names to the different waters.
Meanwhile, a few hundred protesters gathered in a park along the nearby Cumberland River.
You can witness this first hand across the Cumberland River in the enclave of East Nashville, around neighbourhoods like Five Points, Historic Edgefield and East End.
Literary Matters, Cumberland River Review, Puckerbrush Review, Valley
We are excited to call Spring Hill our new home and to offer the Nashville region our truly valuable service," said Bruce Nowlin, CEO of WCPS "We look forward to providing the Nashville region with a service which is truly lacking in the region and could have aided the numerous families which were negatively impacted in middle Tennessee by the flooding of the Cumberland River a few years ago.
As part of the Tennessee Valley Authority s $1 billion clean-air project at Gallatin Fossil Plant, construction is underway on a new hatchery and aquatic center along the Cumberland River.
We've killed big goldfish out of the Cumberland River.
He decided to have a day on the Cumberland River where he landed the 25-pound striper.
They are known from several open sites, including one in the Cumberland River drainage (Figure 5a) near the Mississippian mound site at Mound Bottom (Haywood 1973 [1823]); a bi-lobed arrow petroglyph from a boulder surface near the Kentucky border; (Figure 5b).
The bridge is the only crossing on Lake Barkley and the Cumberland River, and is in a navigable waterway.
Located in Nashville, TN, a city hailed by Travel & Leisure Magazine as one of the "friendliest cities in the United States" - our attendees will be able to head downtown to kick up their heels at the Wildhorse Saloon, cruise the Cumberland River aboard the General Jackson Showboat, or stay within the nine-acre complex to enjoy the lush indoor gardens and cascading waterfalls.

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