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Nottoway

[not-uh-wey]
noun
  1. a river in S Virginia, flowing SE to the Blackwater River at the North Carolina border. 170 miles (274 km) long.
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Historical Examples of nottoway

  • The only one of the counties formed in 1789 that is now in Virginia is Nottoway.

    How Justice Grew

    Martha W. (Martha Woodroof) Hiden

  • Nottoway is an Indian word meaning "a snake, that is, an enemy."

    How Justice Grew

    Martha W. (Martha Woodroof) Hiden

  • There remained in their native seat two hundred Nottoway Indians, the only tribe of any consequence surviving in Virginia.

  • Nottoway River derives its name from the Indian tribe and the county honors both.

    How Justice Grew

    Martha W. (Martha Woodroof) Hiden

  • The Nottoway was higher than the Rappahannock is to-night, and you did not expect to meet me again—so soon!