monongahela monongahela  /mə ˌnɔŋ ɡə ˈheɪ lə/


  • (n) a river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River


  1. Eaglet in Pittsburgh leaves home earlier than usual

    An eaglet leaves home and ends up on a branch about 20 feet below its nest near the banks of the Monongahela River.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  2. Family holds ‘oldies cancer benefit’

    By Rossilynne Skena, Tribune-Review Kelly Sesco felt compelled to give back to Monongahela Valley Hospital after her late mother received “amazing” care at the hospital’s cancer center, and her ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  3. Monongahela Cemetery marks 150th anniversary

    By Chris Buckley, Valley Independent The Monongahela Cemetery has a storied tradition built in not only who is buried there but the way its architecture and landscape were laid out. ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News


  1. A master of the malaprop, King predicted that, "Pittsburghians will come down from the Monongahela Mountains to infiltrate this championship embroyoglio."
    on Jun 10, 2007 By: Don King Source: ESPN

  2. "What a bank-bill was at Philadelphia or a shilling-piece at Lancaster, that was whiskey in the towns and villages that lay along the banks of the Monongahela river," John Bach McMaster wrote in his "History of the People of the United...
    on Oct 27, 2006 By: John Bach McMaster Source: Wall Street Journal

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