Definition of James river

1. Noun. A river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads.

Exact synonyms: James
Group relationships: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, Va, Virginia
Generic synonyms: River



2. Noun. A river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri.
Exact synonyms: James
Group relationships: Nd, North Dakota, Peace Garden State, Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, Sd, South Dakota
Generic synonyms: River

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Lexicographical Neighbors of James River

James Mason
James Matthew Barrie
James McKeen Cattell
James Meredith
James Merritt Ives
James Michener
James Mill
James Monroe
James Murray
James Naismith
James Neville Mason
James Parkinson
James Polk
James Prescott Joule
James Riddle Hoffa
James River
James Scott Connors
James Thomas Farrell
James Thomas Harris
James Thurber
James Tobin
James Usher
James Ussher
James Watson
James Watt
James Whitcomb Riley
James William Fulbright
James Wilson
James Wyatt
James fibres

Literary usage of James river

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"That stream heads close to the james river and the divide between is not over 30 feet higher than the latter. The Wild Rice descends 300 feet in 60 miles ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"The advance corps reached james river, at Wilcox's landing and Charles City Courthouse, on the night of the thirteenth. It produced a morale which could ..."

3. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the by Lyman Chalkley, Mary Smith Lockwood (1912)
"... 13th May, 1750, he, with Edward Hogan and James McDowell, being at the house of James Greenlee, went over the main branch of james river in a canoe to a ..."

4. Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton by George Congdon Gorham (1899)
"... if he felt disposed to change his hase to the james river:— We are on board the steamer homeward bound, haying just returned from Norfolk. ..."

5. History of the Confederate States Navy from Its Organization to the by John Thomas Scharf (1886)
"Lee suggested to Rains the employment of torpedoes in the james river. ... torpedoes.but also to having established the system upon the james river. Capt. ..."

6. Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benj. F. Butler by Benjamin Franklin Butler (1892)
"N August we had a small holding on the north side of the james river at a point known as Deep Bottom. General Grant wanted to get north of the James still ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"That stream heads close to the james river and the divide between is not over 30 feet higher than the latter. The Wild Rice descends 300 feet in 60 miles ..."

8. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"The advance corps reached james river, at Wilcox's landing and Charles City Courthouse, on the night of the thirteenth. It produced a morale which could ..."

9. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the by Lyman Chalkley, Mary Smith Lockwood (1912)
"... 13th May, 1750, he, with Edward Hogan and James McDowell, being at the house of James Greenlee, went over the main branch of james river in a canoe to a ..."

10. Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton by George Congdon Gorham (1899)
"... if he felt disposed to change his hase to the james river:— We are on board the steamer homeward bound, haying just returned from Norfolk. ..."

11. History of the Confederate States Navy from Its Organization to the by John Thomas Scharf (1886)
"Lee suggested to Rains the employment of torpedoes in the james river. ... torpedoes.but also to having established the system upon the james river. Capt. ..."

12. Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benj. F. Butler by Benjamin Franklin Butler (1892)
"N August we had a small holding on the north side of the james river at a point known as Deep Bottom. General Grant wanted to get north of the James still ..."

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