Definition of Kanawha
1. Noun. A tributary of the Ohio River in West Virginia.
Group relationships: Mountain State, West Virginia, Wv
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Kanawha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"Appeal from Circuit Court, kanawha County. Action by the Charleston Natural Gas Company against the kanawha Natural Gas, Light & Fuel Company and others. ..."
2. The Great South: A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian by Edward King (1875)
"THE kanawha VALLEY — MINERAL WEALTH OF WESTERN VIRGINIA. EMERGING from the New River canon, one reaches the Great Falls of the kanawha, a stream formed by ..."
3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1868)
"The kanawha Coal Fields contain as good bituminous coal as the best found on the ... The advantages of the Great kanawha ('ml Fields over those near ..."
4. The Wilderness Trail: Or, The Ventures and Adventures of the Pennsylvania by Charles Augustus Hanna (1911)
"The mouth of the Old Town Creek on the west side of the Ohio is in Meigs County, Ohio, and about thirty-eight miles above the mouth of the kanawha, ..."
5. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1863)
"From this point, he proceeded to Charleston, in the kanawha Valley, where he undertook, with his rare and characteristic enthusiasm, to rally the people to ..."
6. Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most by Henry Howe (1845)
"Terra Salis, or kanawha Salines, is a flourishing town about 6 miles above ... kanawha is here a beautiful sheet of water, more than 300 yards wide, ..."