[puh-nob-skot, -skuh t]
- a river flowing S from N Maine into Penobscot Bay. 350 miles (565 km) long.
- a member of a North American Indian people of the Penobscot River valley.
- the Eastern Algonquian language of the Penobscot, a dialect of Abenaki.
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Examples from the Web for penobscot
Camden is an affluent community about 90 miles north of Portland on Penobscot Bay.Gal With a Suitcase
November 6, 2010
That thing reminds me of a man I used to know, back in Penobscot.Triplanetary
Edward Elmer Smith
He entered the Penobscot House, a block and a half from the depot.The Camp in the Snow
William Murray Graydon
From this settlement there is a road to the Penobscot river.First History of New Brunswick
The party in the cabin of the Penobscot heartily applauded the conduct of the commodore.
The Skylark soon arrived, and took her place next to the Penobscot.