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[waw-tuh-ree, wot-uh-]
  1. a river in South Carolina, the lower portion of the Catawba River, joining with the Congaree River to form the Santee River.Compare Catawba(def 2).
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Historical Examples

  • After we had eaten, we set out (with our new Guide) for the Wateree Indians.

    A New Voyage to Carolina

    John Lawson

  • From this point he was to descend the Wateree in quest of our partisan.

    The Life of Francis Marion

    William Gilmore Simms

  • On hearing of the disaster which had befallen Gates, Sumpter began to retreat up the south side of the Wateree.

  • I come to Winnsboro dis mornin' from way 'cross Wateree, where I live now 'mongst de bull-frogs and skeeters.

  • We crossed the Wateree river in a small boat with much difficulty.

    Travels Through North America, v. 1-2

    Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach