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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How to use Penobscot in a sentence
Camden is an affluent community about 90 miles north of Portland on Penobscot Bay.
They reached the city of Bangor, on the wide Penobscot River about five o'clock.The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers | Claude A. Labelle
They reached the Penobscot Exchange, and getting their key from the clerk, went directly to their room.The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers | Claude A. Labelle
It was the only Penobscot legend that mentioned the buffalo as an object of worship.The Camp Fire Girls on the Open Road | Hildegard G. Frey
The eleventh works are near the head-waters of the Kennebec or the Penobscot.Elements of Military Art and Science | Henry Wager Halleck
I shall never forget Hezekiah Stebbins, who lived away up in the upper part of Penobscot.