Conemaugh

geographical name Con·e·maugh \ ˈkä-nə-ˌmȯ \

Definition of Conemaugh

river in southwestern Pennsylvania that flows for about 45 miles (72 kilometers)
Note: In 1889, an earthen dam on the Conemaugh upstream of the city of Johnstown gave way after heavy rain, releasing a wall of water that killed 2209 people.

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