Definition of Mobile River
1. Noun. A river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay.
Group relationships: Al, Alabama, Camellia State, Heart Of Dixie
Generic synonyms: River
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mobile River
Literary usage of Mobile River
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The Mobile, Ala., district includes 14 rivers and harbors. into Mobile Harbor flows Mobile River. A channel 300 fcct wide and ..."
2. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1814)
"... a settlement in W. Florida, on the e. channel of the great Mobile River, on a high bluff, and on the scite of an ancient Indian town, which is apparent ..."
3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"The subject of the grant to the city of Mobile, contained in the body of the act, is "the shore and soil under Mobile river, situated within the boundary ..."
4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"These decisions certainly constitute a rule of property in the nature of a contract with the owners of lands adjacent to the Mobile river, which is impaired ..."
5. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"Washington County organized on the Mobile River.—Second Grade of Territorial Government in 1800.— The Federal Army in the Mississippi Territory. ..."
6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"... land adjacent to the Mobile river, which have been impaired by the construction given to the act of January 31, 1867; but, as we have already noticed, ..."
7. De Bow's Review by James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, R. G. Barnwell, Edwin Bell, William MacCreary Burwell (1867)
"The mean depth of the Mobile River above the Tensaw is 32.5 feet; ... If, then, the abstraction from the main channel of the Mobile River of the water ..."