Definition of Republican river
1. Noun. A tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas.
Group relationships: Centennial State, Co, Colorado, Kansas, Ks, Sunflower State, Cornhusker State, Ne, Nebraska
Generic synonyms: River
Lexicographical Neighbors of Republican River
Literary usage of Republican river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Indian Sign Language: With Brief Explanatory Notes of the Gestures by William Philo Clark (1884)
"republican river. Shield River. Arkansas River. Flint River. The Indian Territory is called by the Northern Indians the country beyond Flint Riv.er. ..."
2. The Great Valleys and Prairies of Nebraska and the Northwest by Charles Dana Wilber (1881)
"... Etc. THE valley of the Great republican river occupies a large area central in the American Republic, and comprises considerable portions in Southern ..."
3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"REPUBLIC, a N. county of Kansas, bordering on Nebraska, and intersected by the republican river; area, 720 sq. m. ; pop. in 1870, 1281. ..."
4. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"During 1909-1910 two permeable dikes were built on the republican river, at Fort Riley, Kansas, in which the piles and bracing were made of concrete, ..."
5. On the frontier: reminiscences of wild sports, personal adventures, and by J. S. Campion (1878)
"The republican river—Valley Bluffs and their Formation—" Buffaloes at Last! "—Our nightly Concert—Buffalo Wolves—Camp Gibraltar—Getting iu ..."
6. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1897)
"republican river. This stream rises in Colorado opposite the northwest corner of Kansas. It flows to the northeast across Cheyenne county, passing into ..."