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[ki-sim-ee] /kɪˈsɪm i/
a town in central Florida.
a river in central Florida, flowing SSW to Lake Okeechobee. 140 miles (225 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • From there they would go by the Kissimmee river to Lake Okeechobee.

  • When you get to Kissimmee City, you can telegraph your mother about the land.

  • Leaving Kenansville at 8:15, we were soon out on the Kissimmee prairie of thousands and thousands of acres of open range.

    Florida: An Ideal Cattle State Florida State Live Stock Association
  • There ought to be several hundred thousand sheep on the Kissimmee River Valley ranges.

    Florida: An Ideal Cattle State Florida State Live Stock Association
  • We kept up the lake shore to the north on the sandy beach, towards the mouth of the Kissimmee River, which here enters the lake.

  • The latter died by the visitation of God, having been killed by lightning while crossing the Kissimmee in his canoe.

    Florida: Past and present Samuel Curtis Upham
  • Well, it was a long, long walk, and before I reached Kissimmee that evening I was both hungry and tired.


    Robert R. (Robert Rice) Reynolds
  • At dusk I limped slowly into Kissimmee with the new tans swinging idly on my arm.


    Robert R. (Robert Rice) Reynolds

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