Definition of Saint francis river
1. Noun. A tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas.
Group relationships: Ar, Arkansas, Land Of Opportunity, Missouri, Mo, Show Me State
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Saint francis river
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1. A New Gazetteer of the United States of America ...: Including by William Darby, Theodore Dwight (1833)
"SAINT FRANCIS, river, of Mo. and Ark., composed of two branches, the eastern or While Water, and the western or Saint Francis proper. ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Some work has been done toward clearing the lower reaches of the Saint Francis River. ... The saint francis river to Marked Tree, ..."
3. The Floods of the Mississippi River: Including an Account of Their Principal by William Starling (1897)
"... saint francis river, which debouches from the Ozark Hills, and makes its entrance into the Mississippi through this plain. The latter is, therefore, ..."
4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"London, 1705, with an English translation and biographical notice). A select edition vas published in 1804 by Desessarts. saint francis river. ..."