Definition of Russian river

1. Noun. A river in northern California.

Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State
Generic synonyms: River

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Russian River

Russell bodies
Russell effect
Russell traction
Russia leather
Russian Blue
Russian Empire
Russian Federation
Russian Orthodox
Russian Orthodox Church
Russian Revolution
Russian River
Russian SFSR
Russian Sign Language
Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic
Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
Russian Wolfhound
Russian Wolfhounds
Russian agency
Russian almond
Russian alphabet
Russian autumn encephalitis
Russian autumn encephalitis virus
Russian ball
Russian bank

Literary usage of Russian river

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The California Earthquake of April 18, 1906: Report of the State Earthquake by Andrew Cowper Lawson, Harry Fielding Reid (1908)
"Ten miles southeast of Booneville on the Cloverdale road, a point a little nearer the russian river Valley than Booneville, no damage to speak of was done, ..."

2. ... The Native Races: Of the Pacific States by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"The Yukai live on russian river. ... live in the russian river Valley, north of Fort Ross. ... 'The proper name of russian river in Sonoma VOL. ..."

3. Soils: Their Formation, Properties, Composition, and Relations to Climate by Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (1921)
"CONTENT OF russian river SOIL. Influence of the Original Materials on the composition of Humus.—The great variability of the composition of humus formed ..."

4. Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen (2006)
"Jenner, Guerneville, and the russian river South of Fort Ross, Hwy-1 climbs high above ... 300), which stretches along the broad mouth of the russian river. ..."

5. The Ethno-geography of the Pomo and Neighboring Indians by Samuel Alfred Barrett (1908)
"of russian river at a point about two and a half miles a little north of ... on the east bank of russian river almost opposite the confluence of Dry creek. ..."

6. Hittell's Hand-book of Pacific Coast Travel by John Shertzer Hittell (1885)
"russian river.—russian river, though the largest Californian stream opening directly into the ocean, south of latitude 40°, is closed through most of the ..."

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