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(ˌræp əˈhæn ək)

a river flowing SE from N Virginia into the Chesapeake Bay. 185 mi. (300 km) long.
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Noun1.Rappahannock - a river that flows across eastern Virginia into the Tidewater region
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
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I went, as I have said, over the bay, to the place where my brother, once a husband, lived; but I did not go to the same village where I was before, but went up another great river, on the east side of the river Potomac, called Rappahannock River, and by this means came on the back of his plantation, which was large, and by the help of a navigable creek, or little river, that ran into the Rappahannock, I came very near it.
He desired to say, "All quiet on the Rappahannock," but the guns refused to permit even a comment upon their uproar.
All serene on the Rappahannock, troops in fine condition, commisary department well conducted, the Home Guard under Colonel Teddy always on duty, Commander in Chief General Laurence reviews the army daily, Quartermaster Mullet keeps order in camp, and Major Lion does picket duty at night.
Thus we find Rappahannock as far south as Virginia.
In Virginia, the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative will receive a $52 million loan to build 376 miles of line.
YA Clicks: Giving More than You Get by Jessica Farrow and and the Web Surfers from the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.
is Dean of Technology and Learning Resources at Rappahannock Community College.
Meade and Lee After Gettysburg details how Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis and their senior commanders coped with the strategic dilemmas they faced once the battle lines had been reestablished along the Rappahannock River, and how each side sought an opening to resume the offensive, the efforts triggering a series of bloody clashes at Brandy Station, Culpeper Courthouse, and Jack's Shop.
When she first walked the grounds of Werowocomoco, Rappahannock Chief Anne Richardson said she had a spiritual experience.
CCA also honored Casey Hollins, communications specialist for Rappahannock Electric Cooperative in Fredericksburg, Va.
Best known for his Civil War exploits-from leading the 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry across the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg in the first daylight amphibious assault in American history, to his defense of the Union line on day one of Gettysburg--Baxter accomplished these despite having no prewar military training.
Included is an appendix on the Battles of Rappahannock Station and Kelly's Ford.