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[ken-uh-bek, ken-uh-bek]
  1. a river flowing S through W Maine to the Atlantic. 164 miles (264 km) long.
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Historical Examples of kennebec

  • Last fall you frightened us from our corn-fields on the Kennebec.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott

  • On their way to Quebec, they had to sail up the Kennebec in a steamboat.

    Forests of Maine

    Jacob S. Abbott

  • The ship-carpenter of the Kennebec laid the axe to the root of the tree.

  • The Itasca, Winona, and Kennebec were disabled and obliged to fall back.

  • There is also a beautiful view from the mansion adown the Kennebec.