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  1. a river in NE Georgia, SW North Carolina, and SE Tennessee, flowing N to the Tennessee River. 150 miles (241 km) long.
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Historical Examples

  • A river in upper Georgia, flowing northwestward into Hiwassee.

    Myths of the Cherokee

    James Mooney

  • His cavalry connected with Rosecrans on the north side of the Tennessee, and also held the line of the Hiwassee on the left.

  • The tables were now turned on the Confederates, who fled over the Hiwassee again, losing in their turn about 100 prisoners.

  • For a pseudo-myth connected with the name, see the preceding note on Hiwassee.

  • Ayuhwa′sĭ—the proper form of the name commonly written Hiwassee.