Definition of Pamlico
1. Noun. A member of the Algonquian people formerly of the Pamlico river valley in North Carolina.
2. Noun. The Algonquian language of the Pamlico.
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Literary usage of Pamlico
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1. The Coastal Plain of North Carolina by William Bullock Clark, Benjamin LeRoy Miller (1912)
"It has a width of 20 to 25 miles, somewhat more in the south than in the north, where it is also much more dissected than the pamlico terrace. ..."
2. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"The principal entrance is by Ocracoke inlet on the SW It communicates with Albemarle and Currituck sounds on tho N., and receives pamlico and Neuse rivers ..."
3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"pamlico, an E. county of North Carolina, bordering on the Neuse river and pamlico sound, ... pamlico RIVER, nn estuary receiving the waters of Tar river and ..."
4. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1912)
"ONSLOW pamlico COUNTY. Topography.—With the exception of a strip a few miles ... It falls within the lowest or pamlico terrace plain of the Pleistocene, ..."
5. Proceedings of the Good Roads Institute, Held at the University of North by Good Roads Institute, Chapel Hill, N.C., University of North Carolina (1793-1962, University of North Carolina (1793-1962), Chapel Hill Good Roads Institute, N.C (1908)
"That there shall be no pound- or other tarred-nets with a mesh smaller than one and one-half Inches bar, before tarring, fished In pamlico, Tar, ..."
6. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"This county yearly supplies several million feet of logs for the mills at Newbern. pamlico COUNTY has 3000 acres of white cedar swamp, partly lumbered, ..."
7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... Inlet (qv) opening the way to pamlico Sound. On the lines of the Army of the Potomac the Union forces under Col. ED Baker, senator from California, ..."