Definition of Illinois river
1. Noun. A river in Illinois that flows southwest to the Mississippi River.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illinois River
Literary usage of Illinois river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin by University of Wisconsin (1908)
"In the upper illinois river counties the influence of the Illinois-Michigan canal is noticeable both ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"The bill averred in substance as follows: onMarch 1,1875, the illinois river Railroad Company, claiming to be the owner of a railroad constructed and being ..."
3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1900)
"illinois river at La Salk.—The sample at La Salle (population 1890, ... illinois river at Beardstown and Kampsville.—Little organic impurity is added to the ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"A notable instance of this may be found in a report just issued by the Illinois State Board of Health on the Sanitary Investigations of the illinois river ..."
5. Illinois in 1837: A Sketch Descriptive of the Situation, Boundaries, Face of by Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1837)
"In the illinois river there are but few sand-bars and impediments of any consequence until we reach the Starved Rock, about one mile above the town of Utica ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The illinois river, formed by the junction of the Kankakee and Des Plaines rivers, empties into the Mississippi 36 miles above Saint Louis. ..."
7. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1898)
"... on the Wisconsin River; The Nation du Fen, or Kickapoos, west of Lake Michigan; The Miamis, south of the lake; The Illinois on the illinois river; ..."