Ohio River


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Ohio River

A river formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers in western Pennsylvania and flowing about 1,580 km (980 mi) to the Mississippi River at Cairo in southern Illinois. The British and French contested control of the river until 1763. The region was ceded to the United States at the end of the Revolutionary War (1783).
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Noun1.Ohio River - a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi RiverOhio River - a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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She had often been, with her mistress, to visit some connections, in the little village of T , not far from the Ohio river, and knew the road well.
An hour before sunset, she entered the village of T , by the Ohio river, weary and foot-sore, but still strong in heart.
There were similar fortifications on Lake Ontario, and near the great Falls of Niagara, and at the sources of the Ohio River. And all around these forts and castles lay the eternal forest, and the roll of the drum died away in those deep solitudes.
I cannot even allow myself to describe the bloody defeat of General Braddock, near the sources of the Ohio River, in 1755.
Within a few minutes afterwards, we were out of the canal, and in the Ohio river again.
WE judged that three nights more would fetch us to Cairo, at the bottom of Illinois, where the Ohio River comes in, and that was what we was after.
A long-simmering class-action suit, brought by residents of the Ohio River Valley, where DuPont manufactures Teflon, may be coming to a head.
Experience buffet dining, entertainment and dancing, while cruising the Ohio River after dark on the 130-foot Star of Louisville ship, that docks nearby.
One of the causes of the Revolution was the act of Parliament displacing the Canadian border down to the Ohio River, an action specifically referred to in the list of British provocations in the Declaration of Independence.
Located on Main Street, it boasts a view of the Ohio River.
(AP) -- As abuse of the drug methamphetamine grows throughout the state, an Ohio River college will work to keep the drug out of its neighborhood.
If anything, the preponderance of blue in coastal areas, along the Mississippi, and on stretches of the Ohio River leads me to suspect the real division in America is that Bush voters don't like water.

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