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River meaning

river - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. a large natural stream of water ( larger than a creek); " the river was navigable for 50 miles"
  2. 2. One who rives or splits.
  3. 3. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or channel and emptying into the ocean, a sea, a lake, or another stream; a stream larger than a rivulet or brook.
  4. 4. Fig.: A large stream; copious flow; abundance; as, rivers of blood; rivers of oil.
  5. 5. To hawk by the side of a river; to fly hawks at river fowl.
  6. 6. Large stream.

river - examples of usage

  1. Taking with him twelve men, they set out by boat up the river. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  2. " No, not low down the river and at dark. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  3. " Down on the river? - "Two Little Confederates", Thomas Nelson Page.
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