Kennebec

Kennebec

[ken-uh-bek, ken-uh-bek]
noun
a river flowing S through W Maine to the Atlantic. 164 miles (264 km) long.
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county, west-central Maine, U.S. It is a region of rolling lowlands with higher elevations on the northwest. Foremost among the county's many streams is the Kennebec River, which traverses it from north to south and supplies hydropower for several cities. Other major waterways are the Sebasticook, Sheepscot, and Eastern rivers, while Great Pond and Cobbosseecontee, Messalonskee, and China lakes are among the largest lakes. The major forest types are spruce and fir

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