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  1. a river in SE Missouri, flowing generally E to the Mississippi River below St. Louis. 207 miles (333 km) long.
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Historical Examples

  • In very wet seasons water runs through it from the interior; and high water backs into it from the Meramec River.

    Archeological Investigations

    Gerard Fowke

  • The two caverns thus variously designated are on the Meramec River, 14 miles north of Salem.

  • In fact, this part of the Meramec Valley does not seem to have ever been permanently inhabited.

  • For further information on the pigmy cemetery in the Meramec, see our volume xxvi, p. 105.