[ yok-uh-gey-nee ]

  1. a river flowing from NW Maryland through SW Pennsylvania into the Monongahela River. 135 miles (217 km) long.

Words Nearby Youghiogheny Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Youghiogheny in a sentence

  • From Cumberland to the intersection of the route with the Youghiogheny river, 34 miles.

    The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
  • This second crossing of the Youghiogheny was effected on the 30th of June.

  • Today, as he looks upon the flow of Youghiogheny, he sees it reaching out its finger tips to Potomac's tributaries.

    The Paths of Inland Commerce | Archer B. Hulbert
  • This made it imperatively necessary for the young Lieutenant-Colonel to attempt to find a water passage down the Youghiogheny.

    Colonel Washington | Archer Butler Hulbert
  • By the 20th., a canoe having been provided, Washington set out on the Youghiogheny with four men and an Indian.

    Colonel Washington | Archer Butler Hulbert