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Suwannee

[ suh-won-ee, -waw-nee, swon-ee, swaw-nee ]
/ səˈwɒn i, -ˈwɔ ni, ˈswɒn i, ˈswɔ ni /
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noun
a river in SE Georgia and N Florida, flowing SW to the Gulf of Mexico. 240 miles (386 km) long.
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Also Swa·nee [swon-ee, swaw-nee] /ˈswɒn i, ˈswɔ ni/ .

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How to use Suwannee in a sentence

  • Alapaha, one of the higher tributary streams of the Suwannee river, in Florida.

    The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • He could hear Bob playing: "Way down upon de Suwannee ribber" on his concertina, and it made him nice and sad.

  • These limestones were named for deposits recognized along the Suwannee river and at Marianna, Florida.

British Dictionary definitions for Suwannee

Suwannee

Swanee

/ (sʊˈwɒnɪ) /

noun
a river in the southeastern US, rising in SE Georgia and flowing across Florida to the Gulf of Mexico at Suwannee Sound. Length: about 400 km (250 miles)
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