Definition of Allegheny River
1. Noun. A river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River.
Group relationships: Empire State, New York, New York State, Ny, Keystone State, Pa, Pennsylvania
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Allegheny River
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1907)
"The extension of the manufacturing industries of Pittsburg up the Allegheny river is making it of much greater importance than ..."
2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1907)
"of the Allegheny river in connection with the river business of this grx-at harbor, we appeal to you to exercise the powers committed to you to abate, ..."
3. The Wilderness Trail; Or, The Ventures and Adventures of the Pennsylvania by Charles Augustus Hanna (1911)
"14): "Cusick, however, does not know it [the Allegheny River] by this name. He calls it the Ohio,—in his uncouth orthography and with a locative particle ..."
4. The Ice Age in North America and Its Bearings Upon the Antiquity of Man by George Frederick Wright (1911)
"The course of preglacial drainage in the upper basin of the Allegheny River is worthy of more particular mention. Mr. Carll, of the Pennsylvania Geological ..."
5. History of Pittsburgh and Environs, from Prehistoric Days to the Beginning by George Thornton Fleming (1922)
"More recently a filtration plant at Aspinwall on the Allegheny river, ... Those that cross the Allegheny river are the Union, Sixth street, Seventh street, ..."
6. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1895)
"Had the Allegheny River put out the volume of water it generally does, their predictions would have been verified; but this office was confident that owing ..."