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.
Nashville stretches out along the Cumberland River, which makes its way to the Music City from its source in the Appalachian Mountains.
"The tight end is the eraser for the quarterback," Fant said Wednesday as 21 potential first-rounders spoke at Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans and within a short walk across a bridge over the Cumberland River to where the draft will occur.
A wonderful afternoon can be spent exploring trails criss-crossing the forests, open fields, wetlands, and streams, with impressive views of the Cumberland River. It serves up some peaceful respite to the joys - and sins - of Music City.
armata was collected from the Buffalo and Sequatchie rivers, of the Tennessee River drainage, and from Red River, a tributary of the Cumberland River (Table 1).
Upstream, Memphis is the birthplace of the Blues, baring its emotions on Beale Street, while many cruises also take in Nashville (on the Cumberland river), where the country stomp never stops.
He cited Clean Water Act violations of pollutants leaking into the Cumberland River, but said there was scant evidence of harm done by the pollution so far.
In Southernmost, Silas House's story of destruction, faith, and accountability, the Cumberland River is about to break one man's whole world, unmooring him from his small Tennessee town and all he once thought stable.
In August 2006, the Harrises procured a mortgage from Regions, a bank, to purchase a home near the Cumberland River outside of Nashville, Tenn.
After a brief stint as a game warden, we moved to Nashville, where I was a senior waterfowl biologist with the state, running three management areas on the Cumberland River, also working with a private gamebird collector on his estate with three pairs of huge Canada geese to see if we could establish a home flock.
Nashville bartender Freddy Schwenk mixed up several Dickel cocktails for the event: the Cumberland River Humdinger, Tennessee Tuxedo and Tullahoma Porch Light (shown right).

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