Shenandoah River

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Shenandoah River a river of northern Virginia that empties into the Potomac at Harpers Ferry
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Usage

In literature:

Below them ran a clear river, afterwards to be called the Shenandoah.
"Pioneers of the Old South" by Mary Johnston
Then Jackson crossed South River and marched into extensive woods by the Shenandoah, where his army lay for five full days.
"The Scouts of Stonewall" by Joseph A. Altsheler
About the last of November I reached the Shenandoah river.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
About the last of November I reached the Shenandoah river.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
A mile and a half north the forks of the Shenandoah unite in the broad river that runs to Harper's Ferry.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
SHENANDOAH, a river of Virginia, formed by two head-streams rising in Augusta Co., which unite 85 m. W. of Washington, and flowing NE.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
It is the head basin of the north fork of the Shenandoah river.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
We started again at 6.30, and crossed two branches of the Shenandoah River, a broad and rapid stream.
"Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863" by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
The morning revealed the lovely Shenandoah Valley spread out before us, its river lying at our feet.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
Jackson and overlooking the Shenandoah River.
"The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson" by Edward A. Moore
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In news:

Located at the north edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River State Park is a popular destination for canoeists, anglers, and campers, yet when I visit, I rarely see other birders.
A Timberville dairy producer has paid a $6,825 fine for allowing manure to spill into the North Fork of the Shenandoah River.
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