a river in W North Carolina and E Tennessee, flowing N and NW to join the Holston River at Knoxville to form the Tennessee River. 210 miles (338 km) long.
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How to use French Broad in a sentence
In riding down the French Broad, I overtook a gentleman on horseback, who accompanied me about twenty miles.
They are of limestone, and rise from the margin of the French Broad to the height of two, three and four hundred feet.
He replied that he resided on the French Broad, and was a dealer in ginseng.
Gabriel Brant met with a sad mishap a few days since while crossing the French Broad river, by which he lost his leg.
French Broad river: A magazine writer states that the Indians called this stream “the racing river.”Myths of the Cherokee | James Mooney