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Big Rapids

noun
1.
a town in central Michigan.
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  • Boniface says if the water was high we would run the Big Rapids on the left straight through, but we cannot do it now.

  • Below the carry around the Big Rapids was the tilt where Uncle Ben and Hiram had spent the winter.

    Grit A-Plenty Dillon Wallace
  • Above them was a small island, and below them the river leaped and roared in a series of Big Rapids.

  • There was a small saw-mill nine miles from our cabin, on the spot that is now Big Rapids, and there we bought our lumber.

    Children's Literature Charles Madison Curry
  • There was now and then a wonderful ball at Big Rapids, then a booming lumber town.

    Heroines of Service Mary Rosetta Parkman
  • The ball was at Big Rapids, which by this time had grown to be a thriving lumber town.

    The Story of a Pioneer Anna Howard Shaw

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