Definition of Monongahela

1. Noun. A river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River.

Exact synonyms: Monongahela River
Group relationships: Keystone State, Pa, Pennsylvania, Mountain State, West Virginia, Wv
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monongahela

Monocanthidae
Monocanthus
Monoceros
Monochamus
Monocotyledonae
Monocotyledones
Monod
Monod-Wyman-Changeux model
Monodon
Monodon monoceros
Monodontidae
Monom
Monomorium
Monomorium minimum
Monomorium pharaonis
Monongahela (current term)
Monongahela River
Mononychus olecranus
Monophysite
Monophysites
Monophysitic
Monophysitism
Monopoly
Monopoly money
Monostoma
Monothelete
Monotheletes
Monothelite
Monothelites

Literary usage of Monongahela

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"To authorize the construction of a bridge over the Monongahela river from the ... To revive and re-enact a law to authorize the Pittsburg, Monongahela and ..."

2. The Olden Time: A Monthly Publication Devoted to the Preservation of by Neville B. Craig (1876)
"From that point the line of march is not laid down until within about six miles of the Monongahela river, at Braddock's first ford, about one mile and a ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The strategic character of the ground where the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers meet to form the Ohio pointed this place out to George Washington as a spot ..."

4. Garrett County by Maryland Geological Survey, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1902)
"The Monongahela Coals. The Monongahela formation contains six seams of coal in Garrett county and the immediately adjoining regions ..."

5. Letters to Washington, and Accompanying Papers by George Washington (1898)
"The 9th., instant, we passed and repassed the Monongahela by advancing first a party ... As soon as the whole had got on the Fort side of the Monongahela, ..."

6. History of Pittsburgh and Environs, from Prehistoric Days to the Beginning by George Thornton Fleming (1922)
"in part: "The beautiful bridge across the Monongahela has reached the northern ... (7) The President of the Monongahela Bridge Company—Distinguished for his ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"To authorize the construction of a bridge over the Monongahela river from the ... To revive and re-enact a law to authorize the Pittsburg, Monongahela and ..."

8. The Olden Time: A Monthly Publication Devoted to the Preservation of by Neville B. Craig (1876)
"From that point the line of march is not laid down until within about six miles of the Monongahela river, at Braddock's first ford, about one mile and a ..."

9. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The strategic character of the ground where the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers meet to form the Ohio pointed this place out to George Washington as a spot ..."

10. Garrett County by Maryland Geological Survey, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1902)
"The Monongahela Coals. The Monongahela formation contains six seams of coal in Garrett county and the immediately adjoining regions ..."

11. Letters to Washington, and Accompanying Papers by George Washington (1898)
"The 9th., instant, we passed and repassed the Monongahela by advancing first a party ... As soon as the whole had got on the Fort side of the Monongahela, ..."

12. History of Pittsburgh and Environs, from Prehistoric Days to the Beginning by George Thornton Fleming (1922)
"in part: "The beautiful bridge across the Monongahela has reached the northern ... (7) The President of the Monongahela Bridge Company—Distinguished for his ..."

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