- a river in N central Alabama, flowing S to the Alabama River. 191 miles (307 km) long.
Also Ca·haw·ba [kuh-haw-buh] /kəˈhɔ bə/.
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A powder mill was established at Cahaba, but the ingredients were lacking.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama
Walter L. Fleming
Meanwhile the seat of government was removed to Huntsville in order to await the completion of the capitol at Cahaba.
His stay at Cahaba was the shorter because he was already several days overdue at other points.
Our family removed from old Cahaba to Farmersville, a little hamlet in Lowndes county.
We afterwards moved to old Cahaba, where our father succeeded well in business.