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Licking River

[lik-ing] /ˈlɪk ɪŋ/
a river in E Kentucky, flowing NW to the Ohio River. 320 miles (515 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • At the point they had reached the Licking River empties into the Ohio.

  • It was Jo Stinger who uttered the exclamation, and he was facing the Licking River.

    Ned in the Block-House Edward S. Ellis
  • Their path led almost directly north, to the Licking River, and then followed down its banks towards the Ohio.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • The valley of the Licking River, along whose banks many thriving settlements had commenced, was their point of destination.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • They fled with the utmost precipitation, seeking to gain the mountainous region which bordered upon the Licking River.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • Opposite him was the mouth of the Licking River as it flowed north into the Ohio.

    Strange Stories of the Great Valley

    Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
  • Fort Bridgman faced the Licking River on the west, the stockade extending eastward.

    Ned in the Block-House Edward S. Ellis
  • He desired to express in the name of the future city the fact that it was situated opposite the mouth of the Licking River.

  • Captain Clark was at the mouth of Licking River and about to set out on an expedition and needed men.

  • Fort Washington, a defence of some renown during the war, is two miles above, and opposite to the mouth of the Licking River.

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