- a river in E central Illinois, flowing SW to the Mississippi River. 320 miles (515 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for kaskaskia
This was a band of the numerous tribe of Illinois Indians from the region of Kaskaskia.
It is situated on the right bank of the Kaskaskia river, in N. lat.
This is supposed to have been the commencement of the villages of Kaskaskia and Cahokia, in 1683.
I sent a week ago to Kaskaskia for your old teacher, Père Isaac.Shaman
It appeared that the whole of the inhabitants of Kaskaskia were packed in front of the place.The Crossing