[ awl-tuh-muh-haw ]
/ ˈɔl tə məˌhɔ /
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a river in SE Georgia, formed by the Oconee and Ocmulgee rivers and flowing to the Atlantic Ocean. 137 miles (220 km) long.
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How to use Altamaha in a sentence
From boating on the Altamaha and Satilla Rivers to paddling in the nooks and crannies of marshland that come and go with the tides, there are seemingly endless ways to spend a day on the water.How to Spend 72 Hours in the Golden Isles|mmiranda|August 1, 2022|Outside Online
The little Altamaha now backed out from the pier into rough water again, and the hissing ceased.Jupiter Lights|Constance Fenimore Woolson
It was not until 1717 that any effort was made to improve the lands between the Savannah and the Altamaha.
In the Altamaha River there are several species of unios—such, for instance, as the wonderful spinous unio—not found elsewhere.Evolution|Joseph Le Conte
Oglethorpe remained on the Altamaha but a few days, and then returned to Savannah for the rest of his colonists.
But when towns and forts were planned and begun on the Altamaha their opposition became more outspoken.