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Great Bend

a city in central Kansas. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • You skirt it to Korosko amid difficulties, and there you are at its Great Bend.

    Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
  • They had not travelled many miles, when they came to a Great Bend in the river.

    Astoria Washington Irving
  • The Kawau pa stood in an admirable position for defence, in a Great Bend of the Waitara River.

  • For here, high up on a terrace, looking over a Great Bend of the river is Kom Ombos.

    The Spell of Egypt Robert Hichens
  • I was surprised to see fine fields of grain on the rolling plains in the Great Bend of the Columbia river.

    A Summer's Outing Carter H. Harrison
  • Tonnage.No reliable estimates can now be made as to what business this Great Bend country will furnish ten to twenty years hence.

    A Report on Washington Territory William Henry Ruffner
  • Its name signifies "the river of the Great Bend," and it was also called in early times the "river of the Cherokees."

  • The next is the Myall tribe, who inhabit the central parts about Cudduldury, at the Great Bend of the Bogan to the northward.

  • The Great Bend of the Urubamba in which the line of rapids occurs is one of the most curious hydrographic features in Peru.

  • Another plan was to cut a channel through the peninsula of the Great Bend of the Mississippi, opposite Vicksburg.

    The Civil War Through the Camera

    Henry W. (Henry William) Elson

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