[ waw-bash ]

  1. a river flowing from W Ohio through Indiana, along part of the boundary between Indiana and Illinois, into the Ohio River. 475 miles (765 km) long.

  2. a city in N Indiana.

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How to use Wabash in a sentence

  • Spring stole into the heart of the Wabash country and the sap sang again in maples and elms.

    A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith Nicholson
  • These did not strike him favorably, and he was more than ever convinced that the Wabash Valley was the garden spot of the world.

  • I've got a quarter section of as good land as there is in the Wabash bottoms, and I don't owe a dollar on it.

  • It had been many years since anybody on the Wabash had dared Deacon Klegg to a match in fisticuffs.

  • "I won't take no slack from no old Wabash hayseed like you," responded the teamster cordially.

British Dictionary definitions for Wabash


/ (ˈwɔːbæʃ) /

  1. a river in the E central US, rising in W Ohio and flowing west and southwest to join the Ohio River in Indiana. Length: 764 km (475 miles)

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