Sacramento River

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sacramento River a river in northern California rising near Mount Shasta and flowing south to the San Francisco Bay
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Usage

In literature:

The party now pressed on to the Sacramento river.
"Christopher Carson" by John S. C. Abbott
Our adventures up the Sacramento River are no part of this narrative.
"The Road" by Jack London
On again reaching the Sacramento River, the two parties separated.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
Some got work with a Captain Sutter who had a large ranch on the American fork of the Sacramento river.
"A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" by Nephi Anderson
A. Sutter, an emigrant from Switzerland, was living near the Sacramento River in California.
"The Beginner's American History" by D. H. Montgomery
There were no laggards in the camp on the west side of the Sacramento River the next morning.
"The Cave of Gold" by Everett McNeil
In the West, the Columbia, San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers with their branches should be made navigable.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
Since the river Pescadores was already known, I chose the other, which flows from the north, and is called Sacramento.
"A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2" by Otto von Kotzebue
We passed the San Joaquin River, and soon entered the Sacramento River, a muddy, turbid stream.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
To the left was the mouth of the Sacramento River, to the right the mouth of the San Joaquin.
"Tales of the Fish Patrol" by Jack London
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In news:

Landowners plan their fight against two 35-mile underground tunnels that would carry water from the Sacramento River to the giant pumps that fill southbound aqueducts.
' Confluence ' underpass artwork is colorful addition to Sacramento's River District.
New manager of the Sacramento River Cats.
His injuries are only considered minor in the Sacramento River wreck.
Sacramento River parkway can be real.
The prospect of bicycling or even hiking all the way from Folsom to Freeport along the American and Sacramento river s has been but a pipe dream for decades.
The autopsy results of a college student who drowned in the Sacramento River have been released.
Body found on Sacramento River is that of missing student Brett Olson.
New Orleans Zephyrs' win streak snapped by Sacramento River Cats.
New Orleans Zephyrs' pitching too much for Sacramento River Cats.
Gary Borton of Atlantis Diving and Salvage, which now provides on-the-water towing services to Sacramento River and Delta boaters under the BoatUS banner.
The June 16 to Sept 6 option follows guidelines that provide substantially more protection for Sacramento River salmon, the backbone of the West Coast fishery, which have seen record low spawning returns in the past three years.
Re "Sacramento River parkway can be real" (Editorials, Nov 2): I, too, would like increased access to the Sacramento River along the Pocket.
The Sacramento City Council unanimously approved a plan Tuesday to create a public trail along Sacramento River levees in the Pocket and Little Pocket neighborhoods.
Crossing the Sacramento River at Anderson, Calif, it's hard to imagine that stuck in the mud and sand somewhere below is a locomotive dating back to the mid-1890s.
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In science:

One was to rent a boat and float along the Sacramento River, drinking, playing cards, and presumably sweating.
Leo and me
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