Definition of Coosa
1. Noun. River that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River.
Group relationships: Al, Alabama, Camellia State, Heart Of Dixie, Empire State Of The South, Ga, Georgia, Peach State
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Coosa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1895)
"It is situated on the east side of the coosa River, between the Talladega and Tallassee ... That the coosa Valley, with its level and gently rolling lands, ..."
2. Special Report by Geological Survey of Alabama, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery (1895)
"coosa COAL FIELD TOPOGRAPHY. very highly inclined, and present the appearance of having been forced up by pressure from both sides. ..."
3. Report of Progress by Robert Brough Smyth (1883)
"Coal Measures of Lookout Mountain, 150 square miles; coosa Valley, etc., 610 square miles. Tilled laml: 88819 acres.—Area planted in cotton, 24388 acres; ..."
4. Report on the Geological Structure of Murphree's Valley: And Its Minerals by Geological Survey of Alabama, A. M. Gibson (1893)
"In the eastern part of our coosa Valley region we find the precise ... Later, when we came to study the Cambrian of the valley regions along the coosa river ..."
5. Conservation of Water by Storage: Addresses Delivered in the Chester S by George Fillmore Swain (1915)
"An act to authorize the building of a dam across the coosa River, in Alabama, at a place suitable to the interest of navigation about seven and one-half ..."
6. Report on the Valley Regions of Alabama: (Paleozoic Strata) by Henry McCalley, Geological Survey of Alabama (1897)
"One of these great bodies of flatwoods is to the northwest of the coosa River and to the south-west of Lookout Mountain, the other is principally to the ..."
7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"Hood is now crossing coosa river, twelve miles below Rome, bound west. If he passes over the Mobile and Ohio road, had I not better execute the plan of my ..."