Ohio River


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Ohio River

A river formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers in western Pennsylvania and flowing about 1,580 km (980 mi) to the Mississippi River at Cairo in southern Illinois. The British and French contested control of the river until 1763. The region was ceded to the United States at the end of the Revolutionary War (1783).
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Noun1.Ohio River - a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi RiverOhio River - a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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She had often been, with her mistress, to visit some connections, in the little village of T , not far from the Ohio river, and knew the road well.
An hour before sunset, she entered the village of T , by the Ohio river, weary and foot-sore, but still strong in heart.
There were similar fortifications on Lake Ontario, and near the great Falls of Niagara, and at the sources of the Ohio River.
I cannot even allow myself to describe the bloody defeat of General Braddock, near the sources of the Ohio River, in 1755.
WE judged that three nights more would fetch us to Cairo, at the bottom of Illinois, where the Ohio River comes in, and that was what we was after.
Within a few minutes afterwards, we were out of the canal, and in the Ohio river again.
Along with a large network of proposed fracked gas pipelines along the Ohio River, the plants would make up the nations second largest petrochemical hub.
On March 20, 2014, the body of Paul Kochu (22) was found in the Ohio river, West Virginia.
Science Shorts--A paddlefish tagged in Moon Lake in Mississippi by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks in late February 2014 was captured 33 months later in the Ohio River below Smithland Dam near Paducah, Kentucky.
Overlooking the Ohio River about eight minutes east of the convention center, the Boathouse serves the famed Montgomery Inn pork loin back ribs and barbecue sauce.
In addition, the project included a scenic multiuse path along the northern side of the Ohio River for bicyclists and pedestrians.
In this context, northern, southern, Catholic, Protestant, black, and white Americans on both sides of the Ohio River overcame their differences and found a common interest in religious devotion, class standing, and providing medical aid to wounded soldiers.

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