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  1. a river in E California and W Nevada, rising in Lake Tahoe and flowing E and NE for about 125 miles (201 km).
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Examples from the Web for truckee

Historical Examples

  • The camp that night by the Truckee River was the happiest of all.

    Crossing the Plains, Days of '57

    William Audley Maxwell

  • By-and-by we reached a place called Truckee which seemed to be quite a town.

  • He stood contemplating the rushing waters of the Truckee River below.


    Frank Bacon

  • Starting from San Francisco, she travelled by railway to Truckee.

  • We were then two miles from Truckee, and at an elevation of nearly 6,000 feet.

    A start in life

    C. F. Dowsett