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Schuylkill

[skool-kil, skoo-kuh l]
noun
  1. a river flowing SE from E Pennsylvania to the Delaware River at Philadelphia. 131 miles (210 km) long.
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  • Then the smoky dive across the Schuylkill and the bellow of the subway.

    Pipefuls

    Christopher Morley

  • I remember one in the Schuylkill during my boyhood days and how it impressed me.

  • He went down to a favorite grove on the banks of the Schuylkill.

    True to His Home

    Hezekiah Butterworth

  • We were within twenty miles of Philadelphia, on the Schuylkill.

    Dwellers in Arcady

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • He adds that Audubon once swam across the Schuylkill with him on his back.

    John James Audubon

    John Burroughs