Green River


noun

a town in SW Wyoming.

Green

[ green ]
/ grin /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for green river

green

/ (ɡriːn) /

noun

adjective

verb

to make or become green
Derived Formsgreenish, adjectivegreenly, adverbgreenness, noungreeny, adjective

Word Origin for green

Old English grēne; related to Old High German gruoni; see grow

Green

/ (ɡriːn) /

noun

Henry, real name Henry Vincent Yorke . 1905–73, British novelist: author of Living (1929), Loving (1945), and Back (1946)
John Richard. 1837–83, British historian; author of A Short History of the English People (1874)
T (homas) H (ill). 1836–82, British idealist philosopher. His chief work, Prolegomena to Ethics, was unfinished at his death

Green River

noun

a river in the western US, rising in W central Wyoming and flowing south into Utah, east through NW Colorado, re-entering Utah before joining the Colorado River. Length: 1175 km (730 miles)
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Word Origin and History for green river
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Idioms and Phrases with green river

green

In addition to the idioms beginning with green

  • green about the gills
  • green light, the
  • green thumb
  • green with envy

also see:

  • grass is always greener
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