Merrimack

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Mer•ri•mack

(ˈmɛr əˌmæk)

n.
1. a river in central New Hampshire and NE Massachusetts, flowing S and NE to the Atlantic. 110 mi. (175 km) long.
2. (italics) Also, Mer′ri•mac`. a Union steamer that the Confederates converted into an ironclad warship, renamed the Virginia, and used against the Monitor in 1862 in the first battle between ironclads.
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Noun1.Merrimack - a river that rises in south central New Hampshire and flows through Concord and Manchester into Massachusetts and empties into the Atlantic OceanMerrimack - a river that rises in south central New Hampshire and flows through Concord and Manchester into Massachusetts and empties into the Atlantic Ocean
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
Granite State, New Hampshire, NH - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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These modern-day successors to the Civil War-era Monitor and Merrimack literally bristled with firepower; two 20mm cannons, two .50-caliber machine guns, an M-6o machine gun, two automatic grenade launchers, and an 81mm mortar.