Definition of Penobscot river

1. Noun. A river in central Maine flowing into Penobscot Bay.

Exact synonyms: Penobscot
Group relationships: Maine, Me, Pine Tree State
Generic synonyms: River

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penobscot River

Pennisetum ruppelii
Pennisetum setaceum
Pennistum villosum
Pennsylvania Avenue
Pennsylvania Dutch
Pennsylvania German
Pennsylvanian period
Penny Black
Penny Blacks
Penobscot Bay
Penobscot River
Penrose drain
Penrose stairs
Penrose triangle
Penstemon barbatus
Penstemon centranthifolius
Penstemon cyananthus
Penstemon davidsonii
Penstemon deustus

Literary usage of Penobscot river

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1. Forest Life and Forest Trees: Comprising Winter Camp-life Among the Loggers by John S. Springer (1851)
"penobscot river—Its various Names—Character of the Country through which it flows—Its Length—The vast Extent of Territory which it drains —Its Multitude of ..."

2. History of the Late War Between the United States and Great Britain by Henry Marie Brackenridge (1844)
"A few days before the occupation of Castine, the frigate John Adams, captain Morris, entered the penobscot river, after a successful cruise; and having run ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"It is really an estuary, the current of the penobscot river which flows into it being submerged. The tide waters extend beyond the head of the bay up the ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"He sailed west along the coast as far as the penobscot river, ... Descending the penobscot river, Champlain sailed west to the mouth of the ..."

5. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress: With by Clara Egli Le Gear, Philip Lee Phillips, Library of Congress Map Division (1920)
"1763. [1 mile to 1 in. 29 in. X 21 in.] " 169. Same continued. " 170. A Draught of a Rout from Fort Pownall on penobscot river by way of ..."

6. Collections of the Maine Historical Society by Maine Historical Society (1916)
"... In the House of Representatives March 5, 1791 Read & concurred David Cobb Spkr Inhabitants of penobscot river. To his Excellency the Govr ..."

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