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Tombigbee   Listen

A river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River.  Synonym: Tombigbee River.

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... the seat of the heavier population. It has already been suggested that this was probably the best land in the slave states, save the alluvial bottoms. Both districts were accessible by water. The Tombigbee and Alabama rivers reached all parts of the prairie, the Tennessee forming the natural outlet of the North. By referring now to the map of 1900, it is evident that some changes have taken place. The prairie country, the "Black Belt," is still in the possession of ...
— The Negro Farmer • Carl Kelsey

... his first speech, which possibly referred to the improvement of the Tombigbee River, he modestly remarked: "Now I am through my speech for this time, Mr. Speaker, and will immediately retire to the cloak-room to receive the congratulations of ...
— Something of Men I Have Known - With Some Papers of a General Nature, Political, Historical, and Retrospective • Adlai E. Stevenson

Words linked to "Tombigbee" :   Tombigbee River, ms, Mississippi, Camellia State, Magnolia State, al, Heart of Dixie, Alabama, river

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