Chattahoochee

[chat-uh-hoo-chee]
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noun

a river flowing S from N Georgia along part of the boundary between Alabama and Georgia into the Apalachicola River. About 418 miles (675 km) long.

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Chattahoochee

river between Georgia and Alabama, from Muskogee cato-hocce hvcce "marked-rock river," from cvto "rock," hocce "marked" + hvcce "stream."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper