Definition of Kanawha River
1. Noun. A tributary of the Ohio River in West Virginia.
Group relationships: Mountain State, West Virginia, Wv
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Kanawha River
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the James River and Kanawha Company by Wayland Fuller Dunaway (1922)
"To 1830 the company had expended on the Kanawha river improvement the sum of ... As an improvement the Kanawha road was much superior to the Kanawha river. ..."
2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"... 1 of iron castings, 39 of cooperage, 3 of flour mills, and 11 saw mills. Capital, Charleston, which is also the capital of the state. Kanawha River. ..."
3. Recollections of a Visit to the United States and British Provinces of North by Robert Playfair (1856)
"CHARLESTON Kanawha River STEAMER LEADEN PLATE OHIO RIVER CINCINNATI LOUISVILLE MAMMOTH CAVE. CHARLESTON is a small town of little note, on the bank of the ..."
4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"These booms were both constructed and maintained for the purpose of catching ties, timber, etc., to keep it from passing out into the Little Kanawha river, ..."
5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1846)
"... of the Groat Kanawha River, in the neighborhood of the Great Falls, and thence to improve the navigation of this river to its junction with the Ohio. ..."
6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"For the purpose of acquiring a right of way for a railroad, and a depot on the banks of the Kanawha river, in orderte transport its coal, the Winifrede ..."
7. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1846)
"... of the Great Kanawha River, in the neighborhood of the Great Falls, and thence to improve the navigation of this river to its junction with the Ohio. ..."