a river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River
Syn: ↑Tombigbee River
Instance Hypernyms: ↑river
Part Holonyms:

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/tom big"bee/, n.
a river flowing S through NE Mississippi and SW Alabama to the Mobile River. 525 mi. (845 km) long.

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