Piscataqua

geographical name
Pis·​cat·​a·​qua | \ pi-ˈska-tə-ˌkwȯ How to pronounce Piscataqua (audio) \

Definition of Piscataqua

river 12 miles (19 kilometers) long in Maine and New Hampshire formed by the junction of the Cocheco and Salmon Falls rivers and flowing southeast on the Maine–New Hampshire boundary into the Atlantic Ocean

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“Piscataqua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Piscataqua. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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