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  1. a river flowing from N West Virginia through SW Pennsylvania into the Ohio River. 128 miles (205 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for monongahela

Historical Examples of monongahela

  • One hundred and eighty-six men, mounted, from the Monongahela settlements.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare

    Alexander Scott Withers

  • The current is slight on these lower reaches of the Monongahela.

    Afloat on the Ohio

    Reuben Gold Thwaites

  • Brownsville had the first bridge that spanned the Monongahela River.

  • There were distilleries on nearly every stream emptying into the Monongahela.

    A Short History of Pittsburgh

    Samuel Harden Church

  • July 8th, Braddock crossed the Monongahela without hindrance.

British Dictionary definitions for monongahela


  1. a river in the northeastern US, flowing generally north to the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, forming the Ohio River. Length: 206 km (128 miles)
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