or Koo·te·nai, Ku·te·nay, Ku·te·nai
- a river flowing from SW Canada through NW Montana and N Idaho, swinging back into Canada to the Columbia River. 400 miles (645 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for kootenay
"Baxter just now—Kootenay on the large scale," answered Ben.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Kootenay screamed; "you and Bulldog 're runnin' mates and you've put this up."
Kootenay Jim has got an arm in a sling because he can't understand.
There was a cry of warning from Slocan, and Kootenay whirled, drawing his gun.
No, some ten miles off the line, down the old Kootenay trail.Corporal Cameron
- a river in W North America, rising in SE British Columbia and flowing south into NW Montana, then north into Idaho before re-entering British Columbia, broadening into Kootenay Lake, then flowing to the Columbia River. Length: 655 km (407 miles)
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