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  1. a river flowing S from NW Florida into the Gulf of Mexico. 90 miles (145 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for apalachicola

Historical Examples

  • She finally reached Apalachicola Bay, took passage on a vessel, and shortly afterwards arrived at Savannah.

    Stories Of Georgia

    Joel Chandler Harris

  • This can only be strictly true of the towns on the Apalachicola, &c.

  • Tallahassee and Apalachicola, in Florida, also carried on a brisk trade in cotton at the time of the secession.

  • It is found in the vicinity of the Apalachicola river, forming dense thickets.

    American Forest Trees

    Henry H. Gibson

  • Trees approaching that size grow in western Florida in the region of the Apalachicola river.

    American Forest Trees

    Henry H. Gibson