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Combahee

[kuhm-bee, kuhm-bee]
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noun
  1. a river in S South Carolina, flowing SE to the Atlantic Ocean. 40 miles (64 km) long.
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Historical Examples

  • Leslie then resorted to force to obtain supplies; and late in August he sent an expedition up the Combahee for the purpose.

    Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3.

    Benson J. Lossing

  • This fleet, meanwhile, had gone southwardly, pursuing the object of its former quest up the waters of the Combahee.

    The Life of Francis Marion

    William Gilmore Simms

  • Mr Robertson was full of the disasters which had resulted from a recent Yankee raid of the Combahee river.

    Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863

    Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle

  • Mr Walter Blake arrived soon after dinner; he had come up from his plantation on the Combahee river on purpose to see me.

    Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863

    Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle

  • He overtook the brigade on the north bank of the Combahee river, near the ferry.

    The Life of Francis Marion

    William Gilmore Simms