Definition of Merrimack River
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 River
Literary usage of Merrimack River
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 (1853)
"Y" 26th day, in y* forenoon, we lay still by reason of y' foul weather ; in y* afternoon sent out several scouts on both sides of Merrimack River. ..."
2. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1814)
"... which falls into Merrimack River at Boscawen.] government as the former river; situate я. and at a small distance from the city of Pamplona, ..."
3. State Sanitation: A Review of the Work of the Massachusetts State Board of by George Chandler Whipple (1917)
"1913 Sanitary Condition of the Merrimack River. (House, No. 2050.) Report of the State Board of Health upon the Sanitary Condition of the Merrimack River. ..."
4. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1851)
"... was passed which constituted certain persons into a body politic and corporate, by the name of the Proprietors of Locks and Canals on Merrimack River. ..."
5. Massachusetts of Today: A Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical by Daniel P. Toomey (1892)
"Early in 1843, Daniel Saunders conceived the idea of building a dam across the Merrimack River, and two years later the desired privilege was granted by the ..."
6. History and Digest of the International Arbitrations to which the United by John Bassett Moore (1898)
"2, shall mark the mouth or other limit of the said Merrimack River; and that all the waters within, or to the Westward of such line, shall be reserved and ..."