ouse river


Also called Great Ouse. a river in E England, flowing NE to the Wash. 160 miles (260 km) long.
a river in NE England, in Yorkshire, flowing SE to the Humber. 57 miles (92 km) long.
a river in SE England, flowing S to the English Channel. 30 miles (48 km) long.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To ouse river
World English Dictionary
Ouse (uːz)
1.  Also called: Great Ouse a river in E England, rising in Northamptonshire and flowing northeast to the Wash near King's Lynn; for the last 56 km (35 miles) follows mainly artificial channels. Length: 257 km (160 miles)
2.  a river in NE England, in Yorkshire, formed by the confluence of the Swale and Ure Rivers: flows southeast to the Humber. Length: 92 km (57 miles)
3.  a river in S England, rising in Sussex and flowing south to the English Channel. Length: 48 km (30 miles)

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature