[ hoo-suh-ton-ik ]
/ ˌhu səˈtɒn ɪk /
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a river flowing S from NW Massachusetts through SW Connecticut to Long Island Sound near Stratford, Connecticut. 148 miles (240 km) long.
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Words nearby Housatonic
hour hand, houri, hourlong, hourly, hours, Housatonic, house, house agent, house arrest, houseboat, housebound
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How to use Housatonic in a sentence
Their effect on the "Ironsides" in October, and now on the "Housatonic," sustains me in the idea.
"I was better off coupling freight cars on the Housatonic," he soon remarked.The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories|Owen Wister
Ought not a factory turned by the Housatonic do more work than a factory turned by a thin and shallow mountain stream?The Wedding Ring|T. De Witt Talmage
Here the little party spent many days in experimenting with it in the waters about the island; and in the Housatonic River.The Only Woman in the Town|Sarah J. Prichard
This Housatonic road is rich in just such pastoral pictures.Pastoral Days|William Hamilton Gibson