James River


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to James River: James River State Park

James River

1. A river rising in central North Dakota and flowing about 1,140 km (710 mi) generally south across South Dakota to the Missouri River.
2. A river, about 540 km (335 mi) long, rising in central Virginia and flowing eastward to Chesapeake Bay. The river is navigable to Richmond for large craft.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.James River - a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton RoadsJames River - a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads
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
2.James River - a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri
North Dakota, Peace Garden State, ND - a state of north central United States bordering on Canada
Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, SD, South Dakota - a state in north central United States
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
The next day, and the next, we rode and walked about the town, which is delightfully situated on eight hills, overhanging James River; a sparkling stream, studded here and there with bright islands, or brawling over broken rocks.
It had been my intention to proceed by James River and Chesapeake Bay to Baltimore; but one of the steamboats being absent from her station through some accident, and the means of conveyance being consequently rendered uncertain, we returned to Washington by the way we had come (there were two constables on board the steamboat, in pursuit of runaway slaves), and halting there again for one night, went on to Baltimore next afternoon.
ENPNewswire-August 14, 2019--AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of James River Group Holdings, Ltd.
found that plaintiffs' attorneys spent too much time on a whistleblower case against James River Air Conditioning Co.
Henrico County (general obligations bonds rated 'AAA' by Fitch) is located in central Virginia and surrounds the city of Richmond (the city) on the north side of the James River. The system provides service to approximately 65% of the geographical area and 95% of the population of the county.
The James River in the Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay remains both a substantial resource for the commercial oyster fisher) and one of the few sites in the bay with stable shell habitat budgets (see Mann & Powell 2007, Mann et al.
On 13 March 2016, a gill net was set at river kilometer 48 of the James River (Fig.
Ford (CVN 78) into the James River during the ship's turn ship evolution.
Cowell's appointments to the boards of insurance conglomerate James River Group Holdings and e-commerce firm ChannelAdvisor are no doubt a boost to the companies' profiles.

Full browser ?