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  1. a town in S New Hampshire.
  2. a river in central New Hampshire and NE Massachusetts, flowing S and NE to the Atlantic. 110 miles (175 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for merrimack

Historical Examples

  • It is probable the Ozaw Fork of the Merrimack comes from its western borders.

    The Indian in his Wigwam

    Henry R. Schoolcraft

  • He also reflects faithfully the quiet scenes of his own Merrimack Valley.

    John Greenleaf Whittier

    W. Sloane Kennedy

  • The Merrimack sweeps grandly along in front of them with a broad curve to the ocean, three miles below.

  • The route from Baraboo to Parfrey's is along the Merrimack road in a southeasterly direction.

  • The Merrimack road leads via Ringlingville, through Glenville, and on up the bluff to the flat top about three miles from town.