Definition of Cumberland river

1. Noun. A river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky.

Exact synonyms: Cumberland
Group relationships: Bluegrass State, Kentucky, Ky, Tennessee, Tn, Volunteer State
Generic synonyms: River



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Literary usage of Cumberland river

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1863)
"Leaving the cumberland river here, we followed up Martin's Creek to the foot of Cumberland Mountain. At four o'clock PM, Sunday, the twenty-eighth, ..."

2. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"... he named 'cumberland river,' all in honour of the Duke of ('mnh^fl |^Lcn prime minister of England.''* These n. ..."

3. Lafayette in America in 1824 and 1825: Or, Journal of a Voyage to the United by Auguste Levasseur (1829)
"This welcome was continued without ON the 2nd of May, at 8 o'clock in the evening, we entered cumberland river, which we ascended ..."

4. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi: By by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"First Settlements on cumberland river.—Cherokee Hostilities in 1780.—North Carolina encourages Emigration to the Cumberland in 1783. ..."

5. The Library of American Biography by Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Jared Sparks (1847)
"Excursion to cumberland river. — Boone returns to North Carolina. — Notice of other hunting Parties in the West. DANIEL BOONE, the pioneer of Kentucky, ..."

6. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1868)
"... by cumberland river—Difficulties of Sherman's route—Critical condition of Grant's armies—Extent of his operations—Halleck still anxious about ..."

7. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1885)
"... about Burnside—Road from Nashville to Decatur opened—Supplies ordered to Burnside by cumberland river—Difficulties of Sherman's route—Critical condition ..."

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