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[yad-kin] /ˈyæd kɪn/
a part of the Pee Dee River that flows SE through central North Carolina. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He sold his farm on the Yadkin and invested the proceeds in such comforts as would be available on the banks of the Kentucky.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • The Yadkin is a small stream in the north-west part of the State.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • Roughly handled and robbed of their packs, the unfortunate hunters reached the Yadkin in no happy frame of mind.

    Daniel Boone Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • The writer has seen the place on the Yadkin where Cornwallis decided not to cross.

  • One of these parties built a rude stockaded fort beneath an overhanging cliff in the mountains back of the Yadkin settlements.

    Daniel Boone Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • This time, in 1760, they went far from the Yadkin into the Watauga country of Tennessee.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • Anxious as they were to return to the Yadkin, they were in no such hurry as to neglect making a full survey.

  • The Catawba crossed, the next stream of importance was the Yadkin.

  • The men of the Yadkin Valley were not the only persons seeking game in Kentucky that year.

    Daniel Boone Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • Morgan pushed on to the Yadkin and crossed, meeting Greene's army.

    The Story of American History Albert F. Blaisdell

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