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North Platte

noun
1.
a river flowing from N Colorado through SE Wyoming and W Nebraska into the Platte. 618 miles (995 sq. km) long.
2.
a city in central Nebraska.
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  • Laramie river flows into the North Platte, upon the south side.

    Life of Kit Carson Charles Burdett
  • North Platte had long urged my brother to bring the exhibition there.

    Last of the Great Scouts Helen Cody Wetmore
  • During the stay of these commissioners, they were well entertained by the citizens of North Platte.

    Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • North Platte appeared ahead and Jane consulted the map of their route.

  • The two cowboys met in North Platte the day before, for the first time since the affair, and each swore the other should die.

    Thirty Years on the Frontier Robert McReynolds
  • Jane had hardly settled down to rest when the lights of North Platte appeared far ahead and the throbbing of the motors eased off.

  • After while we broke camp and went up the medicine bow river; to the North Platte; and here set our traps.

    Black Beaver James Campbell Lewis
  • The command headed for the North Platte, which had been swollen by mountain rains.

    An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  • We reached the North Platte just at dusk, having made 104 miles in the last 24 hours.

    Across America James F. Rusling
  • During the first few days after leaving the North Platte grass and water were scarce.

    The Story of the Mormons William Alexander Linn

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