a river in S central Canada, flowing E from the Rocky Mountains and joining the South Saskatchewan River to form the Saskatchewan River. 760 miles (1,223 km) long.
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How to use North Saskatchewan in a sentence
On November 14, we set out again on our western journey, and crossed the North Saskatchewan.The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19 | Various
Almost the entire winter camp moved from bend to bend or branch to branch of the North Saskatchewan, heading gradually eastward.The Beaver, Vol. 1, February, 1921, No. 5 | Hudson's Bay Company
The only case I ever knew of white trappers hunting the skunk was of three men on the North Saskatchewan.The Story of the Trapper | A. C. Laut
Another hour's ride brought us to a high bank, at the base of which lay the North Saskatchewan.The Great Lone Land | W. F. Butler
Near Edmonton, the capital, coal is found on the bank of the North Saskatchewan, and is readily worked.
British Dictionary definitions for North Saskatchewan
a river in W Canada, rising in W Alberta and flowing northeast, east, and southeast to join the South Saskatchewan River and form the Saskatchewan River. Length: 1223 km (760 miles)
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