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[waw-bash] /ˈwɔ bæʃ/
a river flowing from W Ohio through Indiana, along part of the boundary between Indiana and Illinois, into the Ohio River. 475 miles (765 km) long.
a city in N Indiana. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I've about as much idee what to do with you as I would with a whale in the Wabash River.

  • You conclude to take your profit in Wabash Preferred on the rally.

  • Only one tribe now remained who had any manner of claim to any of the lands in the Wabash valley.

    The Land of the Miamis Elmore Barce
  • The Wabash Railway completed its entrance into the city on June 19, 1904.

    A Short History of Pittsburgh Samuel Harden Church
  • Scott lamented that the condition of his troops prevented him from sweeping to the head of the Wabash.

    The Land of the Miamis Elmore Barce
  • An interesting stream is the Wabash, from an historical point of view.

    Afloat on the Ohio Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • But after Clark's victories on the Mississippi and the Wabash, the frontiersmen grew bolder.

    The Old Northwest Frederic Austin Ogg
  • The Wabash broke and ran untrammelled, but Clark was not ready.

    The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
  • While at the Wabash depot recently, George fancied he recognized two colored women who were passing, en route to Iowa.

  • One day his horse and saddlebags were found on the banks of the Wabash.

    The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
British Dictionary definitions for Wabash


a river in the E central US, rising in W Ohio and flowing west and southwest to join the Ohio River in Indiana. Length: 764 km (475 miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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