Escambia

[uh-skam-bee-uh]
noun
  1. a river in SE Alabama, known there as the Conecuh, and NW Florida, flowing SW and S to Escambia Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. 231 miles (372 km) long.
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Contemporary Examples of escambia

  • Pensacola, the largest city in Escambia County, projects its initial costs to be another $3 million or so.

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    BP's $25 Million Insult

    Rick Outzen

    May 4, 2010

Historical Examples of escambia

  • About noon they entered the Escambia river, and their speed slackened.

    Captain Sam

    George Cary Eggleston

  • Escambia Bay is another of the beautiful sheets of water by which Pensacola is surrounded.

  • Hungerford and Pawcett were transferred to the Escambia, and committed to the care of the surgeon of the ship.

    On The Blockade

    Oliver Optic

  • In a couple of hours after the capture of the Escambia, the two prizes sailed for New York.

    On The Blockade

    Oliver Optic