White River

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White River

1. A river of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri flowing about 1,160 km (720 mi) generally southeast to the Mississippi River.
2. A river, about 260 km (160 mi) long, of northwest Colorado and eastern Utah flowing westward to the Green River.
3. A river, about 510 km (320 mi) long, of southern Indiana flowing southwest to the Wabash River.
4. A river of northwest Nebraska and southern South Dakota flowing about 520 km (325 mi) northeast and east to the Missouri River.

White′ Riv′er

1. a river flowing SE from NW Arkansas into the Mississippi River. 690 mi. (1110 km) long.
2. a river flowing NE from NW Nebraska to the Missouri River in S South Dakota. 325 mi. (525 km) long.
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Noun1.White River - a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern MissouriWhite River - a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR - a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Missouri, Show Me State, MO - a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
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Those belonging to the little Cairo line and the little Memphis line always stopped; the big Orleans liners stopped for hails only, or to land passengers or freight; and this was the case also with the great flotilla of "transients." These latter came out of a dozen rivers-- the Illinois, the Missouri, the Upper Mississippi, the Ohio, the Monongahela, the Tennessee, the Red River, the White River, and so on--and were bound every whither and stocked with every imaginable comfort or necessity, which the Mississippi's communities could want, from the frosty Falls of St.
And I ex- plained all about how we blowed out a cylinder-head at the mouth of White River, and it took us three days to fix it.
On Tuesday afternoon a Boston lawyer, who had been trying a case in Vermont, was standing on the siding at White River Junction when the Canadian Express pulled by on its northward journey.
He was sitting so, his face shaded by his hand, when the Boston lawyer saw him from the siding at White River Junction.
With the dogs falling, Mercedes weeping and riding, Hal swearing innocuously, and Charles's eyes wistfully watering, they staggered into John Thornton's camp at the mouth of White River. When they halted, the dogs dropped down as though they had all been struck dead.
"They told us we couldn't make White River, and here we are." This last with a sneering ring of triumph in it.
The other three are all at work and healthy, getting grub-stake to prospect up White River this winter.
The echoes were at home, over the white river, as silver-clear and multitudinous as ever; and when they had ceased to answer the girls locked up Echo Lodge again and went away in the perfect half hour that follows the rose and saffron of a winter sunset.
In the summer-time Indians might be met with at the mouths of the Stewart and White rivers, at the Big and Little Salmons, and on Lake Le Barge; but in the winter, as he well knew, they would be on the trail of the moose-herds, following them back into the mountains.
White River Bancshares Company (OTC: WRIV), the holding company for Signature Bank of Arkansas, has said that its board of directors has approved a stock repurchase program under which the company may repurchase up to 42,500 shares of its common stock, representing nearly 5.0 percent of the outstanding shares.
The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) has purchased 40 acres on the lower White River for conservation of salmon habitat and improved public access.
The Bureau of Land Management announced that it has released the Final Environmental Assessment for its proposed Travel Management Resource Management Plan Amendment for the 1.5-million acre White River Field Office in northwestern Colorado.

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