River dragon

a crocodile; - applied by Milton to the king of Egypt.

See also: River

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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SEDGEFIELD: 12.10 Smadynium, 12.40 Deise Dynamo, 1.15 Riskier, 1.55 River Dragon, 2.30 Tahiti Pearl, 3.05 Phase Shift, 3.35 The Bold Lord.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 12.25 The Society Man, 1.00 Qalinas, 1.35 River Dragon, 2.10 Overyou, 2.45 Billy Cuckoo, 3.20 Life Long SEDGEFIELD: GAZETTE BET: 2.30 Wilde Pastures.
River Dragon is a real autumn mudlark - he won twiceinOctoberoflastyear andhasalreadyscoredtwice this month, on the Flat at Newcastle and over hurdles at Hexham just 48 hours later.
The fire broke out in the kitchen of the River Dragon in Llangollen yesterday afternoon after water was accidentally spilt into a wok on a kitchen range.
CARLISLE: 12.20 Malin Bay, 12.50 Senor Alco, 1.20 River Dragon, 1.55 Catch Bob, 2.25 Tahiti Pearl, 3.00 Teeming Rain, 3.30 Fair Spin FAIRYHOUSE: 12.15 Days Ahead, 12.45 Leanne, 1.15 Zaidpour, 1.50 Mikael D[sup.3]Haguenet, 2.20 Hurricane Fly, 2.55 The Burrow Vic, 3.25 Maddoxtown KEMPTON: 2.15 Cheery Cat, 2.45 Palais Glide, 3.20 For What, 3.50 Sinfonico, 4.20 Serious Drinking, 4.50 SPENSLEY (NAP), 5.20 Annes Rocket, 5.50 The Happy Hammer LEICESTER: 12.30 Super Villan, 1.00 Mujamead, 1.30 Kilshannig, 2.05 Ammunition, 2.35 Viscount Rossini, 3.10 TheWifes Pet, 3.40 Eternal City DOUBLE: Spensley and Palais Glide
SELECTIONS FONTWELL: 2.10 Royal And Ancient, 2.40 Pepe Simo, 3.10 Astrolibra, 3.40 Double The Trouble, 4.10 Winsley Hill, 4.40 Bid Art, 5.10 I Can Run Can You PERTH: 2.20 Cailin Na Ri, 2.50 Jewelled Dagger, 3.20 Cockney Trucker, 3.50 Coosan Belle, 4.20 Dereks, 4.50 Kyber, 5.20 River Dragon PONTEFRACT: 2.30 Fityaan, 3.00 Masaraat, 3.30 Sir Nod, 4.00 Sirvino, 4.30 Oversteer, 5.00 Indochina WOLVERHAMPTON: 5.30 Takeaway, 6.00 Zalano, 6.30 Karate, 7.00 Riflessione, 7.30 Classic Voice, 8.00 HIGH TWELVE (NAP), 8.30 Almarmooq, 9.00 Resplendent Ace DOUBLE: High Twelve and Sirvino
Residential landscape: Garden of the River Dragon, Stangeland & Associates, first; Bungalow Courtyard, Kate McKee, second
Then there is the Golden River Dragon and his daughter, plus other minor deities and enchanted weapons; all helping him win against dangers both physical and supernatural.
"Yangtze!, Yangtze!" and Dai's newest work, "The River Dragon Has Come!" argues that the dam, scheduled for completion in 2009, will soon be choked with river silt, resulting in the inundation of priceless cultural relics, and could force many endangered native animal species into extinction.
Sullivan, "The Three Gorges Dam and the Fate of China's Southern Heritage," in The River Dragon Has Come!
She has just released a new book on Three Gorges, The River Dragon Has Come!