Definition of Canadian river
1. Noun. A river rising in northeastern New Mexico and flowing eastward across the Texas panhandle to become a tributary of the Arkansas River in Oklahoma.
Group relationships: Land Of Enchantment, New Mexico, Nm, Ok, Oklahoma, Sooner State, Lone-star State, Texas, Tx
Generic synonyms: River
Lexicographical Neighbors of Canadian River
Literary usage of Canadian river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"Fractional township six north, ranges one, three, four, and five east, north of the canadian river. Township six north, range two east. ' ARTICLE II. ..."
2. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1907)
"Quicksand, in Arkansas River, XIX, 214, XX, 155; canadian river, XVI, 176; Columbia, XXI, 288, XXIX, 48, 88, 89; Kanawha, XIV, 83; Missouri, XXII, 151; ..."
3. The Indian Sign Language: With Brief Explanatory Notes of the Gestures by William Philo Clark (1884)
"canadian river. Red River. Washita River. Lodge-Pole River. Mississippi River. I have only heard the Mississippi called Big River. MOUNTAINS. ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"GEOLOGY OF INDIAN TERRITORY SOUTH OF canadian river. By Prof. RT HILL and JAS. S. STONE, Austin, TeX. ..."
5. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1859)
"RL Hunter's map ; thence northerly along the eastern prong of Island Bayou to its source ; thence due north to the canadian river ; thence west along the ..."
6. The Leading Facts of New Mexican History by Ralph Emerson Twitchell (1917)
"In 1849, Lieutenant JH Simpson left Fort Smith about the middle of April, struck the main canadian river at Shawnee town opposite Ed ..."
7. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"... SOUTH OF canadian river. By Prof. RT HILL and JAS. S. STONE, Austin, Tex. PROGRESS IN MORAINIC MAPPING. By Prof. ..."