Definition of Merrimack
1. Noun. A river that rises in south central New Hampshire and flows through Concord and Manchester into Massachusetts and empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
Group relationships: Bay State, Ma, Massachusetts, Old Colony, Granite State, New Hampshire, Nh
Generic synonyms: River
Lexicographical Neighbors of Merrimack
Literary usage of Merrimack
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1847)
"The following list of Judges, County Officers and Members of the Bar, include those who resided within the limits of the County of Merrimack before its ..."
2. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"They were members of the Catholic church at Merrimack. Children, born in Ireland and Merrimack: 1. Patrick. 2. Frances, married Cornelius O'Shea. 3. ..."
3. Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War (1863)
"The Cumberland and Congress were attacked by the rebel vessel Merrimack, ... The department, as well as the country, knew that the Merrimack ..."
4. Sketches on a Tour Through the Northern and Eastern States, the Canadas by J. C. Myers (1849)
"Still farther up the Merrimack river are situated a ... This place is beautifully situated, about half a mile below Amoskeag falls, on the Merrimack river, ..."
5. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1918)
"Two years later, Thoreau published his first book, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. The actual voyage was performed by the two brothers Henry and ..."
6. Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: A Record of by Lewis publishing company, Chicago, Ezra Scollay Stearns, William Frederick Whitcher, Edward Everett Parker (1908)
"In 1839 he kept a hotel at Merrimack, and in 1845 and '846 cleared by contract ... He was a member of the Congregational Church at Merrimack, and served as ..."