Severn River


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Sev·ern River

 (sĕv′ərn)
1. A river of northwest Ontario, Canada, flowing about 980 km (610 mi) northeast to Hudson Bay.
2. A river of southwest Great Britain rising in central Wales and flowing about 350 km (220 mi) in a curve through western England. It empties into Bristol Channel through a long estuary.
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Noun1.Severn River - a river in Ontario that flows northeast into Hudson BaySevern River - a river in Ontario that flows northeast into Hudson Bay
Ontario - a prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada
2.Severn River - a river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol ChannelSevern River - a river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol Channel; the longest river in Great Britain
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Cambria, Cymru, Wales - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
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Fish or read a book alone at sunset in Valentine Creek on the Severn River.
Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future, and alongside a lifelong friend.
He picked the historic site overlooking the Severn River over the grandeur of Arlington National Cemetery, where his father and grandfather, both admirals, are buried.
"You will be aware that the Severn River Crossings will be returning to public ownership in 2018, once the current operating concession comes to an end.
At the beginning of this year, the tolls were reduced after the abolition of VAT on the charges as the crossings returned to public ownership, with Highways England, a UKGovernment owned body, taking over responsibility for the bridges' operation and management from Severn River Crossing PLC.
Phil Smith, chief executive officer of Severn River Crossing, said: "During the concession, Severn River Crossing has built the second Severn crossing, strengthened the Severn Bridge and successfully collected the tolls that have paid for this work to be done.
The Severn River Crossing and the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk were closed in the early hours due to strong winds.
Luke's Restoration of Nature Project, Spa Creek Conservancy, Scenic Rivers Land Trust, Severn River Association, South River Federation, Watershed Stewards Academy and the West/Rhode Riverkeeper.
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Nick Gargan, the chief constable (police chief) of the community, told the BBC that rumors and speculation about crime are rife in Bristol, a city of 430,000 people on the Severn River in southwest England.
His body that was so quick Is not as you Knew it, on Severn River Under the blue Driving our small boat through.
Just days after Scotland approved MeyGen's tidal turbine project, the UK rejected a tidal barrage project proposed on the Severn River, citing environmental and financial concerns.

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