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North River

noun
1.
a part of the Hudson River between NE New Jersey and SE New York.
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  • Our fire ships in the North River have behaved manfully, have burnt one of their tenders.

  • The North River piers with their rich life had been like a show room.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • Howe appears to have two objects in view, either to go up the North River, or come to Philadelphia.

  • He had just come off the "trail," he said, at one of the North River ferries.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • Imagine yourself on the banks of the North River on the day set for the trial of the Clermont, and tell what happened.

  • What say you to a walk through the woods to North River, Harry?

    The Young Fur Traders R.M. Ballantyne
  • On the 6th the army encamped at Dobbs' Ferry, upon the North River.

  • Why, there is not such an establishment in the country as his place on the North River!

    My Wife and I Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Jimmie thrust the bundle into Boogies' arms and valiantly led a desperate way to the North River.

    Somewhere in Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson

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