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[truhk-ee] /ˈtrʌk i/
a river in E California and W Nevada, rising in Lake Tahoe and flowing E and NE for about 125 miles (201 km). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • By-and-by we reached a place called Truckee which seemed to be quite a town.

  • He stood contemplating the rushing waters of the Truckee River below.

    Lightnin' Frank Bacon
  • Our train had done a lot of switching at Truckee and a good many cars had been added to the train.

  • Starting from San Francisco, she travelled by railway to Truckee.

  • The delay at the Truckee Meadows had been brief, but every day ultimately cost a dozen lives.

  • We were then two miles from Truckee, and at an elevation of nearly 6,000 feet.

    A start in life C. F. Dowsett
  • The journey from Truckee to the Lake can also be made on ski in one short day.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • On the 22nd they crossed the Truckee River for the forty-ninth time.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • The route from Truckee traverses the wooded canyon of the Truckee River, when scenically at its best.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • They were then floated down the river to the sawmill at Truckee.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James

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