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Detroit River   /dɪtrˈɔɪt rˈɪvər/   Listen
Detroit River

noun
1.
A short river flowing from Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie along the border between the United States and Canada; one the busiest inland waterways in the world.






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"Detroit River" Quotes from Famous Books



... at North Mills; and Mrs. Lanman's brother,—my boss, as you call him,—Mr. Felton, the surveyor. They came out last year; and last winter they wrote to me, offering me a good chance if I should come. It was in winter; I drove Snowfoot in a cutter, and crossed the Detroit River on the ice just before it broke up. There the sleighing left me; so I sold my cutter, bought a saddle, and made the rest of the journey on horseback. That was rather hard on the dog, but I got the stage-drivers to give him a ...
— The Young Surveyor; - or Jack on the Prairies • J. T. Trowbridge



Words linked to "Detroit River" :   Great Lakes State, Michigan, Wolverine State, river, mi



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