Here they take dinner, and meet the train from the East that left Green River in the morning.
He started above the canyons of the Green River on May 24, 1869.
The Skopeahmish have their home at the 'head of Green River.'
We had outfitted in Green River, so the wagons were already loaded.
He came out of Green River with his two burros just ahead of me, and so we decided to travel together.
They were in reality upon Green River, a tributary of the Colorado.
Through the glass along the corridor the men caught sight of the girl who had got on at Green River.
She was an orphan, boarding on a backwoods farm on Green River.
This swamp was like a Green River flowing bank high between the hills.
We return now to our night near the banks of the Green River.
Old English grene "green, young, immature, raw," earlier groeni, from West Germanic *gronja- (cf. Old Saxon grani, Old Frisian grene, Old Norse grænn, Danish grøn, Dutch groen, Old High German gruoni, German grün), from PIE root *ghre- "grow" (see grass), through sense of "color of living plants."
Meaning "a field, grassy place" was in Old English. Sense of "of tender age, youthful" is from early 15c.; hence "gullible" (c.1600). The color of jealousy at least since Shakespeare (1596); "Greensleeves," ballad of an inconstant lady-love, is from 1570s. Green light in figurative sense of "permission" is from 1937. Green and red as signals on railways first attested 1883, as nighttime substitutes for semaphore flags. Green beret originally "British commando" is from 1949. Green room "room for actors when not on stage" is from 1701; presumably a well-known one was painted green.
Old English grenian (see green (n.,adj.)). Related: Greened; greening.