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Ouse

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1. (Placename) Also called: Great Ouse a river in E England, rising in Northamptonshire and flowing northeast to the Wash near King's Lynn; for the last 56 km (35 miles) follows mainly artificial channels. Length: 257 km (160 miles)
2. (Placename) a river in NE England, in Yorkshire, formed by the confluence of the Swale and Ure Rivers: flows southeast to the Humber. Length: 92 km (57 miles)
3. (Placename) a river in S England, rising in Sussex and flowing south to the English Channel. Length: 48 km (30 miles)

Ouse

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n.
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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Noun1.Ouse - a river in northeastern England that flows generally southeastward to join the Trent River and form the HumberOuse - a river in northeastern England that flows generally southeastward to join the Trent River and form the Humber
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Vladas Lekutis, 49, of Earls Street, Thetford, was caught fishing during the close season and without a licence on the Little Ouse River, Redmere, Littleport, on 17 March
The practitioner set off from Norwich on September 6, rowing in a sculling boat to Beccles, before switching to a kayak to paddle along the Waveney and Little Ouse. He then changed back to a sculling boat for the Great Ouse and into a coastal sculling boat to row from King's Lynn to Yarmouth.