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  1. a part of the Pee Dee River that flows SE through central North Carolina.
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Examples from the Web for yadkin

Historical Examples

  • Gardner escaped; escaped at the crossing of the Yadkin River.

    Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons

    Homer B. Sprague

  • The Yadkin is a small stream in the north-west part of the State.

    Daniel Boone

    John S. C. Abbott

  • The writer has seen the place on the Yadkin where Cornwallis decided not to cross.

  • This time, in 1760, they went far from the Yadkin into the Watauga country of Tennessee.

  • The Catawba crossed, the next stream of importance was the Yadkin.