[ noun ] (geography) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
"the river was navigable for 50 miles"
Used in print(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)
A site which overlooks a harbor or river may offer interest in the activities of boating traffic .(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
The big factories which are relatively near the centers of our cities - the rubber factories in Akron , Chrysler 's Detroit plants , U._S._Steel 's Pittsburgh works - often began on these sites at_a_time when that was the edge of the city , yet close to transport ( river ) , storage ( piers ) and power ( river ) .
The big factories which are relatively near the centers of our cities - the rubber factories in Akron , Chrysler 's Detroit plants , U._S._Steel 's Pittsburgh works - often began on these sites at_a_time when that was the edge of the city , yet close to transport ( river ) , storage ( piers ) and power ( river ) .(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)
Jefferson_Lawrence was alone at the small , perfectly appointed table by the window looking_out_over the river .(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
But it had , as was usual in southern cities of this sort , a Black_Bottom , a low region near the river where the Negroes lived - servants and laborers huddled_together in a region with no sewage save the river , where streets and sidewalks were neglected and where there was much poverty and crime .
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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 15371