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[uh-skam-bee-uh] /əˈskæm bi ə/
a river in SE Alabama, known there as the (Conecuh) and NW Florida, flowing SW and S to Escambia Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. 231 miles (372 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • About noon they entered the Escambia river, and their speed slackened.

    Captain Sam George Cary Eggleston
  • Escambia Bay is another of the beautiful sheets of water by which Pensacola is surrounded.

  • Hungerford and Pawcett were transferred to the Escambia, and committed to the care of the surgeon of the ship.

    On The Blockade Oliver Optic
  • In a couple of hours after the capture of the Escambia, the two prizes sailed for New York.

    On The Blockade Oliver Optic

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