Upper Republican

adjective

Definition of Upper Republican

: of or relating to a culture of the plains and especially of Kansas and Nebraska about 1300–1600 characterized by earth-covered pit houses, cultivation of gardens in creek bottoms, and hard gray pottery decorated externally by the application of a cord-wrapped paddle and on the rims with incised geometric designs

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Origin and Etymology of upper republican

Upper Republican, river in Kansas and Nebraska


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