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a river flowing N from the Cascade Range in central Oregon to the Columbia River. 250 miles (400 km) long.
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How to use Deschutes in a sentence
Mr. Graham took up a homestead near Corvallis, not far from the mouth of the Deschutes river, where he developed a fruit farm.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
This is an alternate name for Deschutes River, for which see ante, p. 119, note 102.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX|Joel Palmer
I was to go down the Canyon of the Deschutes and find out all about it.In the Oregon Country|George Palmer Putnam
Near the mouth of the Deschutes are the Falls of the Columbia, where the river passes a rough bar of lava.Steep Trails|John Muir
So when we heard of the Indians up the Deschutes we were anxious for a fight and started for them.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 1 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman