Potomac River


Potomac River
noun
a river in the east central United States; rises in West Virginia in the Appalachian Mountains and flows eastward, forming the boundary between Maryland and Virginia, to the Chesapeake Bay
Syn: ↑Potomac
Instance Hypernyms: ↑river
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  • Potomac River —   [pə təʊmæk rɪvə], Fluss im Osten der USA, 462 km lang, entsteht (zwei Quellflüsse) in den Appalachen (West Virginia), mündet in die Chesapeakebai. Der Potomac River ist schiffbar ab Washington, D. C., das am linken Ufer liegt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Potomac River — Potomac River, Fluß in Nordamerika, entspringt in zwei Quellenflüssen (dem North u. South Branches) auf den Alleghanies in Maryland u. Virginia, welche sich auf der Grenze der beiden Staaten vereinigen. Er nimmt den Shenandoah River auf, bildet… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Potomac River — Coordinates: 37°59′57″N 76°14′59″W / 37.99917°N 76.24972°W / 37.99917; 76.24972 …   Wikipedia

  • Potomac River — river through Maryland. West Virginia, and Virginia; 287 mi. long …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Potomac River — a river in the eastern US. It begins in the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia and flows 285 miles/459 kilometres past Harpers Ferry, Mount Vernon and Washington, DC, into Chesapeake Bay on the Atlantic coast. * * * River, east central U.S.… …   Universalium

  • POTOMAC RIVER —    rising in the Alleghany Mountaine, flows 400 m. eastward between Maryland and the Virginias into Chesapeake Bay; the Shenandoah is the chief tributary. The river is navigable as far up as Cumberland, and is tidal up to Washington, which is on… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex — The Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex is a complex of three National Wildlife Refuges in Virginia, located along the Potomac River.The three refuges are: *Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge *Featherstone National… …   Wikipedia

  • Potomac River City — Washington, DC …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Mill Creek (South Branch Potomac River) — Mill Creek at Mechanicsburg Gap viewed from the Core Road (County Route 50/53) bridge near Romney Mill Creek is a 14.0 mile long (22.5 km)[1] tributary stream of the South Branch Potomac Rive …   Wikipedia


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