Definition of River thames
1. Noun. The longest river in England; flows eastward through London to the North Sea.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of River Thames
Literary usage of River thames
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of British Topography: A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical by John Parker Anderson (1881)
"Remarks concerning the encroachments on the river thames near Durham Yard. ... Report the Second on the navigation of the river thames between Lech- lade ..."
2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"NW of Toronto, on the river Thames and the Grand Trunk, Canadian Pacific and Michigan Central railways. Pop. (1901), 37981; but several suburbs, ..."
3. The Law Relating to Waters, Sea, Tidal, and Inland: Including Rights and by Henry John Wastell Coulson, Urquhart Atwell Forbes (1902)
"AND REGULATION OF THE FISHERIES IN THE river thames, ... of the river thames in exercise of the queers and authority vested in them by the Thames ..."
4. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... the daily press a letter containing a direct 1 " Report upon the Discharge of Metropolitan Sewage into the river thames at Barking Creek and Crossness. ..."
5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"The only large body of watermen in England are those employed on the river Thames at London. Before the introduction of coaches they were a very essential ..."
6. The Canadian War of 1812 by Charles Prestwood Lucas (1906)
"... on the river Thames, about fifteen miles from the mouth of the river, four or five miles below Chatham, and twenty- five .or twenty-six miles below the ..."
7. Boating by Walter Bradford Woodgate (1891)
"•The river thames,' or ' the River,' or 'the said River,' or 'The Thames' shr.ll mean and include all and every part of the river thames through which ..."
8. Ruling Cases by Irving Browne, Leonard Augustus Jones, James Tower Keen, John Melville Gould (1901)
"... and vice versa, in the same way as if the river were non-tidal and not navigable. Lyon v. Fishmongers' Company and Conservators of the river thames. ..."