Definition of Alabama river
1. Noun. A river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Montgomery; flows southwestward to become a tributary of the Mobile River.
Group relationships: Al, Alabama, Camellia State, Heart Of Dixie
Generic synonyms: River
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alabama River
Literary usage of Alabama river
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1. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Mohr (1901)
"The alabama river passes through the richest agricultural region of the State, and through the Maritime Pine belt, its great timber region. ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"On Saturday, September 20, 1919, accompanied by a friend who is both a hunter and a naturalist, I made a trip of several miles down the alabama river from ..."
3. A Second Visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell (1849)
"CHAP. XXVI. Return to Mobile. — Excursion to the Shores of the Gulf of Mexico. —View from Lighthouse.— Mouth of alabama river. ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"No member of the genus is found in any of the streams flowing into the Atlantic (with possibly a single exception). Yet the entire alabama river system is ..."
5. Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme by Supreme Court, Alabama Supreme Court, Alabama (1842)
"Yet, said defendants, while so possessed of said ferries, lo wit, at &c. wrongfully and unjustly placed and stretched a rope across the said alabama river, ..."
6. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1905)
"So far as such evidence goes, there seems to be no reason for supposing that the Coosa- alabama river was ever any larger than it is now. ..."
7. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"THE MOLLUSCA OF THE JACKSON EOCENE OF THE MISSISSIPPI EMBAYMENT (SABINE RIVER TO THE alabama river) By Gilbert D. Harris and Katherine ..."
8. Special Report by Geological Survey of Alabama, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery (1894)
"(1) CANTON LANDING, alabama river. In the river bluff at this locality we have the following section of the Ripley strata: Section at Canton Landing, ..."