Definition of Ohio river
1. Noun. A river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River.
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Ohio river
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1. Index of Economic Material in the Documents of the States of the United by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse, Carnegie Institution of Washington. Dept. of Economics and Sociology (1912)
"Paging from Collected does. ; see that title ohio river 1811. Right of jurisdiction of Ohio on ohio river; arrangements should be made with Va. and Ky. ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"One of its lines continues on along the ohio river within the north boundary line of Kentucky to Cincinnati, Ohio, and another extends from Ashland, Ky., ..."
3. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1912)
"In 1805 a charter bad been granted to Aaron Burr for cutting a canal on the Indiana side of tbe ohio river. A bank had been grafted on tbe Burr charter, ..."
4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1915)
"It is undoubted that for many years the ohio river was a basing point for rates, and traffic moving from the producing regions of the northwest to the ..."
5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1904)
""The state of Indiana possesses concurrent jurisdiction with the state of Kentucky for the enforcement of civil and criminal law on the ohio river, ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"ohio river, the principal eastern tributary of the Mississippi river, ... Until the Erie Canal was opened in 1825 the ohio river was the chief commercial ..."
7. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"... than three nor more thnn five States, the fixed and establish«! boundaries of which were designated, and of which the ohio river was declared to be one. ..."
8. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1860)
"ohio river. 1835, ch. 26. Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Mississippi and Missouri Red river. Boat, and working it. Cumberland river, Ky. ..."