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(ˌræp əˈhæn ək)

a river flowing SE from N Virginia into the Chesapeake Bay. 185 mi. (300 km) long.
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Noun1.Rappahannock - a river that flows across eastern Virginia into the Tidewater region
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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All serene on the Rappahannock, troops in fine condition, commisary department well conducted, the Home Guard under Colonel Teddy always on duty, Commander in Chief General Laurence reviews the army daily, Quartermaster Mullet keeps order in camp, and Major Lion does picket duty at night.
He desired to say, "All quiet on the Rappahannock," but the guns refused to permit even a comment upon their uproar.
Thus we find Rappahannock as far south as Virginia.
I went, as I have said, over the bay, to the place where my brother, once a husband, lived; but I did not go to the same village where I was before, but went up another great river, on the east side of the river Potomac, called Rappahannock River, and by this means came on the back of his plantation, which was large, and by the help of a navigable creek, or little river, that ran into the Rappahannock, I came very near it.
Selected vendor(s) should be aware that the HPR I catchment area is geographically large and covers the area served by the following: Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board, Horizon Behavioral Health, Northwestern Community Services, Rappahannock Community Services Board, Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services, Region Ten Community Services Board, Rockbridge Community Services Board, and Valley Community Services Board.
com)-- The Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution (VASSAR) hosted a charter meeting for their new Rappahannock Chapter at Menokin, an 18th century National Historic Landmark, in Warsaw, VA on Sunday, October 17th.
Today, FullMAX is being deployed by some of the largest utilities in the United States including NorthWestern Energy in the Rocky Mountain Region and Rappahannock Electric and Pepco Holdings in the MidAtlantic.
Rappahannock opened a Newport News plant in 2008 and another in neighboring Hampton earlier this year.
One Indian was killed and the three others injured when the USNS Rappahannock fired on the fishing vessel.
issued an opinion affirming a 2012 ruling by Circuit Judge Joseph Ellis, who ruled that Friends of the Rappahannock and a group of concerned citizens and landowners did not have legal standing to contest the Board of Supervisors' 2011 decision to grant Vulcan a special-exception permit to mine sand and some gravel at the riverfront property.
The July 2012 incident initially brought conflicting accounts about measures taken by the USNS Rappahannock to warn the crew aboard the 15m fishing boat.
The newly released rules are important given that the US Navy insisted that the crew of its vessel, Rappahannock, tried to warn the crew of the fishing vessel that by all US accounts was approaching in a rapid manner.