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  1. a river flowing E in central South Carolina, joining with the Wateree River to form the Santee River. About 60 miles (97 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for congaree

Historical Examples

  • She had married a rich young planter on the Congaree named Thurwitz.

    Harper's Young People, June 21, 1881


  • They landed in a cypress swamp on Congaree River, and found themselves waist deep in water and mud.

    Campfire and Battlefield

    Rossiter Johnson

  • Between the fountain and the brick house the Congaree road passes to the north.

  • From there the caravans followed the Congaree trail or that which led to the Chickasaw.

  • Greene finally crossed the Congaree and moved with his army to the vicinity of Charleston.