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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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How to use Escambia in a sentence
Pensacola, the largest city in Escambia County, projects its initial costs to be another $3 million or so.BP's $25 Million Insult|Rick Outzen|May 4, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Hungerford and Pawcett were transferred to the Escambia, and committed to the care of the surgeon of the ship.
In a couple of hours after the capture of the Escambia, the two prizes sailed for New York.
Escambia Bay is another of the beautiful sheets of water by which Pensacola is surrounded.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes|Sylvia Sunshine
About noon they entered the Escambia river, and their speed slackened.Captain Sam|George Cary Eggleston