Definition of Detroit river

1. Noun. A short river flowing from Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie along the border between the United States and Canada; one the busiest inland waterways in the world.

Group relationships: Great Lakes State, Mi, Michigan, Wolverine State
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detroit River

Desmodium purpureum
Desmodium tortuosum
Desmodontidae
Desmodus
Desmodus rotundus
Desmograthus
Desmond
Desmond Tutu
Despoina
Destiny
Destot's space
Desulfotomaculum
Desulfotomaculum nigrificans
Desyrel
Detroit
Detroit River
Deu.
Deut.
Deuteromycotina
Deuteronomist
Deuteronomists
Deuteronomy
Deutsch
Deutsche Mark
Deutsche Marks
Deutschland
Deutschlander
Deutschlander's disease
Deutschmark

Literary usage of Detroit river

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

1. The Historical Geography of Detroit by Almon Ernest Parkins (1918)
"The Suspension Bridge was constructed in 1855 to overcome the break in the land route at Niagara River,63 but the bridging of the detroit river, ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... seven or eight years ago during a very mild winter she saw a flock of several hundred of them on the detroit river during the latter part of January-. ..."

3. The Great Lakes, Or Inland Seas of America: Embracing a Full Description of by Disturnell, J. (John), 1801-1877 (1863)
"The steamers bound for detroit river usually pass to the north side of Point Pelée Island, and run across Pigeon Bay toward Bar Point, situated at the mouth ..."

4. Public Life of Zachariah Chandler, 1851-1875 by Wilmer Carlyle Harris (1918)
"The Suspension Bridge was constructed in 1855 to overcome the break in the land route at Niagara River,63 but the bridging of the detroit river, ..."

5. Men and Times of the Revolution: Or, Memoirs of Elkanah Watson, Including by Elkanah Watson (1856)
"Wayne— Grand River—Cleaveland—Harbor—Storm—Archipelago of the West —Put-in-Bay—Detroit River—Detroit, 4th July—View of Lake Erie— Anticipated ..."

6. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"Manistee Lake, EJ Hill; detroit river, DH Campbell; Manistee, FP Daniels; ... detroit river, between Pecho Isle and Belle Isle, CF Wheeler; Round Lake, ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1877)
"THE mound, of which with its contents a description is here given, is situated on the north or Michigan bank of the detroit river, a few hundred feet from ..."

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