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Cahaba

[kuh-hah-buh, -haw-]
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noun
  1. a river in N central Alabama, flowing S to the Alabama River. 191 miles (307 km) long.
Also Ca·haw·ba [kuh-haw-buh] /kəˈhɔ bə/.
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Historical Examples

  • A powder mill was established at Cahaba, but the ingredients were lacking.

    Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama

    Walter L. Fleming

  • Meanwhile the seat of government was removed to Huntsville in order to await the completion of the capitol at Cahaba.

  • His stay at Cahaba was the shorter because he was already several days overdue at other points.

  • Our family removed from old Cahaba to Farmersville, a little hamlet in Lowndes county.

    The Adventures of Two Alabama Boys

    H. J. Crumpton and Washington Bryan Crumpton

  • We afterwards moved to old Cahaba, where our father succeeded well in business.

    The Adventures of Two Alabama Boys

    H. J. Crumpton and Washington Bryan Crumpton