Definition of Russian river
1. Noun. A river in northern California.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Russian River
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 ..."