Definition of Milk river
1. Noun. A river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River.
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Literary usage of Milk river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"milk river is a prairie stream, having its source only a little way east of ... In' the valley of milk river, in Montana, there are also many thousands of ..."
2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1908)
"Its boundaries were fixed and defined as follows : "Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of milk river, opposite the mouth of Snake creek; ..."
3. History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark to by Meriwether Lewis, William Clark (1902)
"... bear—Porcupine river described—Beautiful appearance of the surrounding country—Immense quantities of game— milk river described—Extraordinary character ..."
4. Water Resources, Present and Future Uses by Frederick Haynes Newell (1920)
"MARY-milk river SYSTEMS. The storage of St. Mary River water in Montana and its transportation across the divide into milk river is an interesting solution ..."
5. Reclaiming the Arid West: The Story of the United States Reclamation Service by George Wharton James (1917)
"THE milk river There are some rather curious things to be noted on the map of the northern boundary of the United States, especially the way in which the ..."