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Platte

(plæt)
n
(Placename) a river system of the central US, formed by the confluence of the North Platte and South Platte at North Platte, Nebraska: flows generally east to the Missouri River. Length: 499 km (310 miles)

Platte

(plæt)

n.
a river flowing E from the junction of the North and South Platte rivers in central Nebraska to the Missouri River S of Omaha. 310 mi. (500 km) long.
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Noun1.Platte - a river in Nebraska that flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri RiverPlatte - a river in Nebraska that flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
Cornhusker State, Nebraska, NE - a midwestern state on the Great Plains
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On leaving Omaha, it passes along the left bank of the Platte River as far as the junction of its northern branch, follows its southern branch, crosses the Laramie territory and the Wahsatch Mountains, turns the Great Salt Lake, and reaches Salt Lake City, the Mormon capital, plunges into the Tuilla Valley, across the American Desert, Cedar and Humboldt Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and descends, via Sacramento, to the Pacific--its grade, even on the Rocky Mountains, never exceeding one hundred and twelve feet to the mile.
The Kansas resemble the Osages in features, dress, and language; they raise corn and hunt the buffalo, ranging the Kansas River, and its tributary streams; at the time of the captain's visit, they were at war with the Pawnees of the Nebraska, or Platte River.
On the 28th, they breakfasted on one of the islands which lie at the mouth of the Nebraska or Platte River - the largest tributary of the Missouri, and about six hundred miles above its confluence with the Mississippi.
It proved, however, that they were a part of the war party, the skeleton of whose canoe had been seen at the mouth of the river Platte, and the reflection of whose fires had been descried in the air.
Anyway, she came pretty close to crossin' the plains, because she was born in a wagon on the River Platte on the way out.
And we talked of old ships, of sea-accidents, of break-downs, dismast ings; and of a man who brought his ship safe to Liverpool all the way from the River Platte under a jury rudder.
In their front were stretched those broad plains, which extend, with so little diversity of character, to the bases of the Rocky Mountains; and many long and dreary miles in their rear, foamed the swift and turbid waters of La Platte.
Notes: Completed Prequalification forms must be received by Platte River by 4:00 p.
DENVER, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Equity("Platte River") today announced its follow-on investment in First River Energy, LLC("First River") to facilitate the acquisition of Texas Gathering, LLC and related assets (collectively, "Texas Gathering" or the "Company").
In addition to Grand Mesa, Rimrock is developing the Platte River gathering system that will deliver significant volumes of crude oil to Grand Mesa Pipeline's origin point at Lucerne, CO.
The move involves bringing First National Bank of Omaha, First National Bank of Columbus, First National Bank North Platte, First National Bank South Dakota, Fremont National Bank & Trust Company and Platte Valley State Bank together as one.
And now anyone who reads Bryce's latest book, Platte Valley Driftwood, will quickly understand and appreciate the thoughtful musings of this talented educator, coach, and family man.