Definition of Trinity river
1. Noun. A river in eastern Texas that is formed near Dallas and flows generally southeastward to Galveston Bay.
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Literary usage of Trinity river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1883)
"Indian tribe on the lower part of the trinity river. ... live on the south fork of trinity river. Powers' Porno, MS. ..."
2. ... The Native Races: Of the Pacific States by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"'Indian tribe on the lower part of the trinity river. ... live on the south fork of trinity river. Powers' Porno, MS. ..."
3. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"... he named it the trinity river. As a matter of fact, this stream, large as it was, was only a branch of the Klamath river, which makes an extraordinarily ..."
4. The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States by Henry Gannett (1905)
"Trinity; river in California, so named from the supposition of its first ... Trinity; river, and county, named for the river in Texas, named for the ..."
5. Pioneer Days in California by John Carr (1891)
"In the summer of '50 a company was formed on trinity river to turn the bed of the ... They expected to throw all the water of the trinity river into its old ..."
6. History of the Colonization of the United States by George Bancroft (1886)
"... felling a giant tree across a stream,—till they had passed the basin of the Colorado, and, in the upland country, had reached a branch of trinity river. ..."
7. Texas and the Gulf of Mexico by Houstoun (Matilda Charlotte) (1845)
"Second arrival at Galveston—Texan news—The Ellen Frank- land steamer's voyage up the trinity river—Its importance —State of commerce—Capacity of Galveston ..."