from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river rising in east-central Kansas and flowing about 740 km (460 mi) southeast and south to the Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma.

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  • noun a river that rises in eastern Kansas and flows eastward into Oklahoma to become a tributary of the Arkansas River


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  • Council Grove by the Neosho River was the end of civilization for the freighter.

    Vanguards of the Plains

  • It's the season ... many, many thanks to Jim Herrmann, a fellow comrade from the great land around the Neosho River basin.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • I, being more unwholesome, came from the Neosho River valley down in southeast Kansas and while Arkansas was out of my element and range - we both, the old codger and I, shared an uneasy but humorous connection in our alien status among the much vaunted and highly over-rated "locals" graced with a generational namesake or bequeathed a familial legacy of a name.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • The Vegetarian Settlement Company tried back in 1856 to found an enclave for non-carnivores on the Neosho River in Kansas.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • One day last autumn, his papa and mamma went over on the Neosho River, in the Indian Territory (you must look on the map and see where that is), to gather some hickory-nuts and walnuts.

    The Nursery, November 1873, Vol. XIV. No. 5

  • The dusk of evening had fallen long before we pitched camp that night under the big oak-trees in the Neosho River valley outside of the little trading-post.

    Vanguards of the Plains

  • Brown, of Emporia, had been diligently employed planting churches along the Neosho River from Emporia to Leroy.

    Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler

  • The Neosho River crested at 29.25 feet, more than 14 feet above flood stage in July 2007.


  • The Neosho River crested at 29.25 feet, more than 14 feet above flood stage in July 2007.


  • Floodwaters in July 2007 rose several feet inside the station when the Neosho River rose 15 feet above flood stage.



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