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(tɒmˈbɪg bi)

a river flowing S through NE Mississippi and SW Alabama to the Mobile River. 525 mi. (845 km) long.
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Noun1.Tombigbee - a river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile RiverTombigbee - a river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Magnolia State, Mississippi, MS - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
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Thanks also to John Clyde Riggs and his team at the Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission as well as other state and local partners for their strong support.
Army Corps of Engineers (COE) completed a gigantic project creating a shortcut for moving commerce between the Tennessee River in the northeastern corner of Mississippi and the Tombigbee River in western Alabama.
Tombigbee State Park is located just south of Tupelo and has long been a great spot for respite and recreation.
Forest Service, more than 3,500 southern pine beetle infestation spots were found in the Homochitto, Bienville, Tombigbee and Holly Springs National Forests.
After spending hours studying aerial photographs, I finally found what looked like a secluded, ephemeral lake bottom on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway in north-central Mississippi.
Marcia Pugh is Division Director for Grants, Research and Outreach of West AL (GROWestAL) of the Tombigbee Healthcare Authority in Demopolis, AL.
Full-blooded Creeks had the attitude that the Tensaw settlements, arguably squatting on an important hunting ground of the Creeks, and had drained the Tombigbee and Alabama rivers.
They were immediately able to identify the location of the spill and could see rainbow colored slicks a quarter-mile from the crash site leading into Lubbub Creek, which eventually flows into the Tombigbee River.
One species found in the Tombigbee drainage of Mississippi and Alabama, called the Egyptian crayfish or southern prairie crayfish, occupies cultivated land and may burrow to 15 feet to find moisture and cool temperatures, while avoiding predation from fish.
section, the Corps decided to straighten the Tombigbee River, by digging
The Inflated Heelsplitter, Potamilus inflatus (Lea, 1831), historically occurred in the Amite, Tangipahoa, and Pearl Rivers in south-eastern Louisiana and the Tombigbee and Black Warrior Rivers in Alabama (Stewart, 1993).
The 234-mile Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway between the Tennessee River just east of Corinth, Mississippi, connecting with the Tombigbee River near Demopolis, Alabama, to reach the Mobile Bay is maintained by the U.