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(sʊˈwɒnɪ) or


(Placename) a river in the southeastern US, rising in SE Georgia and flowing across Florida to the Gulf of Mexico at Suwannee Sound. Length: about 400 km (250 miles)
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(səˈwɒn i, -ˈwɔ ni, ˈswɒn i, ˈswɔ ni)

also Swanee

a river in SE Georgia and N Florida, flowing SW to the Gulf of Mexico. 240 mi. (386 km) long.
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A storm surge warning was in place from the Suwannee River to Navarre, Florida, and a tropical storm warning covered the area from the Suwannee River to the border of Florida and Alabama.
Participating newspapers include The Valdosta Daily Times, The Dalton Daily Citizen, the Milledgeville Union-Recorder, The Moultrie Observer, the Tifton Gazette and the Thomasville Times-Enterprise in Georgia, along with the Suwannee Democrat, Jasper News and Mayo Free Press in Florida.
apicalis in the southeastern range (Suwannee County and Columbia County, Florida) have a broad humeral stripe across the length of the pterothorax.
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