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[skool-kil, skoo-kuh l] /ˈskul kɪl, ˈsku kəl/
a river flowing SE from E Pennsylvania to the Delaware River at Philadelphia. 131 miles (210 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I remember one in the Schuylkill during my boyhood days and how it impressed me.

    Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon
  • He went down to a favorite grove on the banks of the Schuylkill.

    True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The Schuylkill River is one of the most charmingly picturesque in America.

  • Then the smoky dive across the Schuylkill and the bellow of the subway.

    Pipefuls Christopher Morley
  • Washington had taken a strong position on some hills toward the Schuylkill not far from White Marsh.

  • We were within twenty miles of Philadelphia, on the Schuylkill.

    Dwellers in Arcady Albert Bigelow Paine
  • The several bridges which span the Schuylkill are very picturesque.

  • He adds that Audubon once swam across the Schuylkill with him on his back.

    John James Audubon John Burroughs
  • The shape of the city is much like an hour-glass, between the rivers, although it spreads far west of the Schuylkill.

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