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Youghiogheny

[yok-uh-gey-nee] /ˌyɒk əˈgeɪ ni/
noun
1.
a river flowing from NW Maryland through SW Pennsylvania into the Monongahela River. 135 miles (217 km) long.
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  • From Cumberland to the intersection of the route with the Youghiogheny river, 34 miles.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
  • This second crossing of the Youghiogheny was effected on the 30th of June.

  • By the 20th, a canoe having been provided, Washington set out on the Youghiogheny with four men and an Indian.

  • On the west side of the Youghiogheny, near Robinsons Falls, was the place of the twelfth encampment.

    Braddock Road John Kennedy Lacock
  • From Cumberland to a point in measure with Connellsville, on the Youghiogheny river, 51½ miles.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
  • This made it imperatively necessary for the young lieutenant-colonel to attempt to find a water passage down the Youghiogheny.

  • By the 20th., a canoe having been provided, Washington set out on the Youghiogheny with four men and an Indian.

    Colonel Washington Archer Butler Hulbert
  • From Cumberland to a point in measure with Connellsville, on the Youghiogheny river, fifty-one and one-half miles.

  • The camp referred to was the encampment one mile on the east side of the Youghiogheny, at Stewarts Crossing.

    Braddock Road John Kennedy Lacock
  • Today, as he looks upon the flow of Youghiogheny, he sees it reaching out its finger tips to Potomac's tributaries.

    The Paths of Inland Commerce Archer B. Hulbert

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