Flint River

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Flint River a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
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Usage

In literature:

In Paleolithic times the supply of flint was mostly obtained from the surface and in the gravel of rivers.
"The Prehistoric World" by E. A. Allen
Set out by railroad for Flint River, accompanied by Major Garland and Mr. Conner.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
A trap-door was opened and Flint's body was dashed into the river.
"The Master Mystery" by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
Rivers sold Gresham a fake antique, a flint lock navy pistol that had been worked over into something else.
"Murder in the Gunroom" by Henry Beam Piper
Sir John Evans, in 1862, found an almond-shaped river-drift flint implement on a heap of stones in this neighbourhood.
"Hertfordshire" by Herbert W Tompkins
On one side of it is the river Flint; on the other, the Oakmulgee.
"Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Athearn Jones
Manitou blew with his breath, and the river became like flint.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
Eight teams sent back to Flint River after the two pieces, also two loads of ammunition.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
What immense rush of water can have spread these flints 30 feet deep along a river valley?
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes
It was in the valley of the Somme (a river in the north of France) that M. Boucher de Perthes found those famous flint-axes of the rudest form.
"A Manual of the Antiquity of Man" by J. P. MacLean
We passed a small river, on each side of which the natives and Esquimaux collect flint.
"Voyages from Montreal Through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in 1789 and 1793" by Alexander Mackenzie
Hence on beaches and in rivers, such as those of the south-east of England, flint pebbles exist in vast numbers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
The tribes of the upper Missouri River had flint corn, flour corn and sweet corn.
"Prairie Smoke (Second Edition, Revised)" by Melvin Randolph Gilmore
Mill Creek and Blacksmith Creek are northward-flowing tributaries of the Kansas River that arise in the Flint Hills.
"Fishes of the Big Blue River Basin, Kansas" by W. L. Minckley
One example was recovered from Zone C (Archaic) at Ma 48, Flint River Mound (Webb and DeJarnette, 1948a).
"Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types" by James W. Cambron
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In poetry:

Here I want to see those men of hard voice.
Those that break horses and dominate rivers;
those men of sonorous skeleton who sing
with a mouth full of sun and flint.
"Lament For Ignacio Sanchez Mejias" by Federico Garcia Lorca

In news:

A family is rescued from the Flint River Monday after their canoe flips near a bridge.
Expect Flint River to crest again.
GBI holds press conference about dead man in Flint River.
The Flint River in Downtown Albany shows signs of the drought.
In our Facebook story of the day, people wanted to know if the drought is affecting the Flint River.
Flint officials are considering tapping the Flint River as a source for drinking water .
Flint River ranks second on endangered list.
Booms placed in Flint River to contain gas spill.
Crime Scene Units Search For Evidence Along Flint River.
Memorial Day ousts Flint River.
WOODBERRY — Earl Washington threw for four touchdown passes as Memorial Day won 44-21 in its GISA Class AA playoff opener Friday night at Flint River Academy (7-4).
It's David vs Goliath as tiny, Class A Randolph Southern takes on AA Flint River today for state softball championship.
The Wichita Eagle reports23 wounded veterans showed up for this weekend's third annual Kansas Salutes the Troops event at Flint Oak, a 5,000-acre hunting facility near Fall River.
River advocate Flint River Keeper .
Starting on Monday, Georgia Power will lower the Flint River one foot each day to allow homeowners along the water to repair their properties.
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