Cam River


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cam River a river in east central England that flows past Cambridge to join the Ouse River
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In literature:

When Byron was at Cambridge, he was introduced to Scrope Davis by their mutual friend, Matthews, who was afterwards drowned in the river Cam.
"Reminiscences of Captain Gronow" by Rees Howell Gronow
The river Congo was discovered by Diogo Cam or Cao in 1482.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The "little woods" of willow on the river Thames and the Cam are well known.
"Miscellanea" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Escobar crossed the Equator in 1471, and fourteen years later Diego Cam sailed a thousand miles beyond the mouth of the Congo River.
"Beginnings of the American People" by Carl Lotus Becker
So with Diego Cam they all sailed back to the Congo River.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Back of the college is the river, the Cam.
"John and Betty's History Visit" by Margaret Williamson
Our Cam byway here ends; for the river here passes out of the populated area of Cambridge.
"Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely" by Edward Conybeare

In poetry:

Sweet as Rosebank's woods and river
Cool whan simmer's sunbeams dart,
Cam ilk word, and cool'd the fever
That lang brunt at Willie's heart.
"The Waes O' War : Or The Upshot Of The History O' Will And Jean. In Four Parts" by Hector MacNeill
By the waters of Cam, as the shades were descending,
A Fellow sat moaning his desolate lot;
From his sad eyes were flowing salt rivulets, blending
Their tide with the river which heeded them not--
"A Romance In Real (Academic) Life" by E W Bowling

In news:

Check the weather and the river boats rolling along the Mississippi on our live, 'round-the-clock cam.
Three Rivers Systems shows CAMS Enterprise at RCCA annual convention in Dubuque , Iowa this week.
During a traffic stop in Little River, Texas on Wednesday, a police cruiser dash cam caught the image of a bright light streaking across the night sky, leading some to speculate that a UFO may have been caught on tape.