[ not-uh-wey ]
/ ˈnɒt əˌweɪ /
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a river in SW Quebec, Canada, flowing NW to James Bay. 140 miles (225 km) long.
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Example sentences from the Web for Nottaway
The Nottaway at the crossing point is fourteen hundred and fifty feet wide, and admits bridge spans of five hundred feet.
I recollect distinctly the little locomotives, Nottaway and Logan.A Pioneer Railway of the West|Maude Ward Lafferty