Definition of Housatonic river
1. Noun. A river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island Sound.
Group relationships: Connecticut, Constitution State, Ct, Nutmeg State, Bay State, Ma, Massachusetts, Old Colony
Generic synonyms: River
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housatonic River
Literary usage of Housatonic river
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1. History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut: From the First Indian Deed in 1659 by William Cothren (1872)
"... brook flows into the housatonic river, from its Newtown side, ... in the housatonic river. This has, in a later day, been known as Hubbell's Island, ..."
2. An Inquiry Into the Conditions Relating to the Water-supply of the City of by Merchants' Association of New York (1900)
""Whether the State of New York can divert into its "own territory the waters of the housatonic river, which "now lie entirely within the State of ..."
3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"Floating, pool below Factory Pond; housatonic river, on wall of quartz mill ... On stones in swift running water, housatonic river, below Great Falls. ..."
4. Report Upon New York's Water Supply: With Particular Reference to the Need by John Ripley Freeman (1900)
"Injury to Water-powers on the housatonic river in the State of Connecticut that Would Be Caused by the Diversion of the Upper Housatonic and the Ten Mile ..."