- a river in E California and W Nevada, rising in Lake Tahoe and flowing E and NE for about 125 miles (201 km).
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The camp that night by the Truckee River was the happiest of all.Crossing the Plains, Days of '57
William Audley Maxwell
By-and-by we reached a place called Truckee which seemed to be quite a town.An American Hobo in Europe
He stood contemplating the rushing waters of the Truckee River below.Lightnin'
Starting from San Francisco, she travelled by railway to Truckee.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century
W. H. Davenport Adams
We were then two miles from Truckee, and at an elevation of nearly 6,000 feet.A start in life
C. F. Dowsett