Definition of Crocodile river
1. Noun. An African river; flows into the Indian Ocean.
Group relationships: Mocambique, Mozambique, Republic Of Mozambique, Republic Of South Africa, South Africa
Generic synonyms: River
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crocodile River
Literary usage of Crocodile river
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1. On the South African Frontier: The Adventures and Observations of an by William Harvey Brown (1899)
"... and Organization—" Sing-songs "—A Game of Hare and Hounds—The Journey Continued—Along the crocodile river—Skirmish Drills—Baines's Camp on the ..."
2. Two Years Among New Guinea Cannibals: A Naturalist's Sojourn Among the by Antwerp Edgar Pratt (1906)
"... Creek—A crocodile river—A Tempestuous Voyage to Thursday Island—Fever—Return to Port Moresby—Adrift for Three Days in a Heavy Sea—A German Captain's ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"Numerous small ranges and kopjes intersect the valley in all directions, and a long range of hills skirts the southern banks of the crocodile river. ..."
4. With the Beduins: A Narrative of Journeys and Adventures in Unfrequented by Gray Hill (1891)
"... of Tantura (supposed to be the ancient Dora), we kept along the sands until we reached the Nahr ez Zerka, which is also known as the crocodile river. ..."
5. Illustrated Official Handbook of the Cape and South Africa: A Résumé of the by John Noble (1896)
"For usual freight and picturesque views over the extensive Kaap Valley and the long-winding stretch of the crocodile river. ..."
6. The History of Lumsden's Horse: A Complete Record of the Corps from Its by Henry H. S. Pearse (1903)
"... SCOUTING A RECONNAISSANCE TO crocodile river—FAREWELL TO COLONEL ROSS LUMSDEN'S HOUSE found their duties on lines of communication not all uneventful, ..."