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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A river that flows across eastern Virginia into the Tidewater region.

Usage examples (35)
  • The Rappahannock was the river the battle of Fredrickburg was fought.
  • Hooker's assumption that Sedgwick was on the north side of the Rappahannock was his own, and not Sedgwick's fault.
  • I know Sperryville is in Rappahannock and that it’s a good hour’s drive away, but I don’t know why I’d go there or what, even, one might do there.
  • Upon the passing of some Patents in the Little Fork of the Rappahannock which is plainly within the bounds for more
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