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Snake River

noun
1.
a river flowing from NW Wyoming through S Idaho into the Columbia River in SE Washington: Shoshone Falls. 1038 miles (1670 km) long.
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  • Then had come the mother's renunciation of all the ties which had so long held her to the banks of the Snake River.

    The Triumph of John Kars Ridgwell Cullum
  • I began to thank my patron saint that the Snake River was crossed.

    A Woman Tenderfoot Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
  • Resident in the winter in the larger lakes, and transient along the Snake River.

  • When we reached the Snake River, there was no doubt that the others were mere forks.

    A Woman Tenderfoot Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
  • Il y a serpent et serpent; a snake tribe may be a local tribe named from the Snake River, not a totem kindred.

    Modern Mythology Andrew Lang
  • In the Snake River valley the latest lavas are much younger.

    The Elements of Geology William Harmon Norton
  • The Yampa itself has an important tributary from the northwest, known as Snake River.

  • On his return he was snowed in on Snake River, where he lost most of his outfit.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
  • Common in the winter, and possibly breeds along the Snake River.

British Dictionary definitions for Snake River

Snake River

noun
1.
a river in the northwestern US, rising in NW Wyoming and flowing west through Idaho, turning north as part of the border between Idaho and Oregon, and flowing west to the Columbia River near Pasco, Washington. Length: 1670 km (1038 miles)
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