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river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine Aar , Aare , Aare River
underworld river Acheron , Cocytus , Lethe , Phlegethon , Styx
(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon Acheron , River Acheron
mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel' Achilles
city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River Adana , Seyhan
river in northern Italy that flows southeast into the Adriatic Sea Adige , River Adige
river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC) Aegospotami , Aegospotamos
river in northern England that flows southeast through West Yorkshire Aire , Aire River , River Aire
river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Montgomery; flows southwestward to become a tributary of the Mobile River Alabama , Alabama River
state capital of New York; located in eastern New York State on the west bank of the Hudson river Albany , capital of New York
largest city in New Mexico; located in central New Mexico on the Rio Grande river Albuquerque
town in Louisiana on the Red River Alexandria
member of a North American Indian people in the Ottawa river valley of Ontario and Quebec Algonkian , Algonkin
member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast Algonquian , Algonquin
river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River Allegheny , Allegheny River
fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds alluvial soil
river, formation of land by deposition of a alluvion
major South American river; arises in the Andes and flows eastward into the South Atlantic; the world's 2nd longest river (4000 miles) Amazon , Amazon River
Asian river between China and Russia; flows into the Sea of Okhotsk Amur , Amur River , Heilong , Heilong Jiang
river but migrating to marine water to breed, living in a anadromous
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