- a river in NW Colorado, flowing W into the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument. 250 miles (402 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for yampa
Just below the affluence of the Snake with the Yampa a strange phenomenon is observed.
When above, we can look up the Yampa for a distance of several miles.
Here a stop was made for several days, and one evening some of us took a boat and went up the Yampa a little distance.The Romance of the Colorado River
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
Then the chief and Edward took the baskets, and went down the stream in search of yampa, a root much used for food by the Indians.The American Family Robinson
D. W. Belisle
It is doubtful whether the country as far east as the North Platte and south to the Yampa was intensively exploited.Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society
Robert F. Murphy