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kreek

  • n  a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    the creek dried up every summer
  • n  any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma

  • Topsoil was sliding across the denuded ground, and the creek had turned brown.
  • Near Pikes Peak was a creek with banks so steep that cattlemen named it Cripple Creek.
  • In the creek, the search team found what it had been looking forsome 250 skulls and piles of bones.
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  • Tiger Wood in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Ironically enough, on 13, it was the perfect club, a 4-iron,Woods said. "I had to hit a 5-iron as hard as I could over that creek and hook it back, which is not exactly the shot you want to hit there." "But looking back over the...
  • Don Atchison in Global Edmonton
    I've spoken to (Premier Brad Wall) and he's assured me this will be dealt with just like Maple Creek,Atchison said at a special council meeting Friday morning where members passed a resolution to seek assistance so people can claim losses...
  • Lance Armstrong in Forbes
    The cleanup "sets a good example for if somebody muddies up a creek," Armstrong said. "Here's how you fix it."

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