a town in SW Wyoming.
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Definition for green river (2 of 2)
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Henrietta Howland RobinsonHetty, 1835–1916, U.S. financier.
HenryHenry Vincent Yorke, 1905–73, English novelist.
John Richard,1837–83, English historian.
Julian,1900–1998, French writer, born in U.S.
Paul Eliot,1894–1981, U.S. playwright, novelist, and teacher.
William,1873–1952, U.S. labor leader: president of the A.F.L. 1924–52.
a river flowing S from W Wyoming to join the Colorado River in SE Utah. 730 miles (1175 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for green river (1 of 3)
/ (ɡriːn) /
any of a group of colours, such as that of fresh grass, that lie between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum in the wavelength range 575–500 nanometres. Green is the complementary colour of magenta and with red and blue forms a set of primary coloursRelated adjective: verdant
a dye or pigment of or producing these colours
something of the colour green
a small area of grassland, esp in the centre of a village
an area of ground used for a purposea putting green
- the edible leaves and stems of certain plants, eaten as a vegetable
- freshly cut branches of ornamental trees, shrubs, etc, used as a decoration
(sometimes capital) a person, esp a politician, who supports environmentalist issues (see sense 13)
slang marijuana of low quality
(plural) slang sexual intercourse
of the colour green
greenish in colour or having parts or marks that are greenisha green monkey
(sometimes capital) concerned with or relating to conservation of the world's natural resources and improvement of the environmentgreen policies; the green consumer
vigorous; not fadeda green old age
envious or jealous
immature, unsophisticated, or gullible
characterized by foliage or green plantsa green wood; a green salad
fresh, raw, or unripegreen bananas
unhealthily pale in appearancehe was green after his boat trip
denoting a unit of account that is adjusted in accordance with fluctuations between the currencies of the EU nations and is used to make payments to agricultural producers within the EUgreen pound
(of pottery) not fired
(of meat) not smoked or cured; unprocessedgreen bacon
metallurgy (of a product, such as a sand mould or cermet) compacted but not yet fired; ready for firing
(of timber) freshly felled; not dried or seasoned
(of concrete) not having matured to design strength
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
British Dictionary definitions for green river (2 of 3)
/ (ɡriːn) /
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
British Dictionary definitions for green river (3 of 3)
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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Idioms and Phrases with green river
In addition to the idioms beginning with green
- green about the gills
- green light, the
- green thumb
- green with envy
- grass is always greener
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