Great Ouse

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Great Ouse

(Placename) See Ouse1



1. Also called Great Ouse. a river in E England flowing NE to the Wash. 160 mi. (260 km) long.
2. a river in NE England, in Yorkshire, flowing SE to the Humber. 57 mi. (92 km) long.
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The area covered by the Authority is located on a peninsula of former marshland situated at the confluence of the River Ouse, River Aire and River Don (Dutch River).
The Great River Ouse, River Cam and River Kym could all burst their banks.
The work will take place on the A47 River Great Ouse, River Nar and Harbour Junction bridges between the A47/A17 Pullover Roundabout and the A47/A10/A149 Hardwick Roundabout.