Tombigbee River


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Tom·big·bee River

 (tŏm-bĭg′bē)
A river, about 650 km (400 mi) long, rising in northeast Mississippi and flowing generally southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River.
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Noun1.Tombigbee River - a river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile RiverTombigbee River - 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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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.
Columbus, which is set alongside the Tombigbee River in northeast Mississippi, does have much to offer and is heralded for its rich heritage and Southern charm.
For much of the eighteenth century, three of Europe's most powerful countries considered a high bluff on the Tombigbee River in present-day Sumter County to be a strategic military holding.
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. The wetland surrounding the railroad track was filled with oil.
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.S.
In some cases, such as the upper Tombigbee River (Mobile River basin; Billington and Maceina, 1997) and the upper New River (Palmer, 1999; Palmer et al., 2006), native populations have apparently maintained their genetic integrities.
PowerSouth Energy Cooperative has upgraded its Lowman Power Plant on the Tombigbee River near Leroy, Ala., for flue gas desulfurization (FGD) and other quality improvements, including a new barge unloader.
Nicolai and Daniels cruised through historic and appropriately-named White Bluff along the Tombigbee River.
MISSISSIPPI: Catawba Creek, tributary to Tibbyhah Creek, at Artesia (Tombigbee River drainage), Lowndes County.
That was the $4 billion Thyssen Krupp AG steel and stainless steel plant that will be built on the Tombigbee River northeast of Mobile and will employ 2,800 and create as many as 38,000 indirect jobs during the next 20 years.