mouth of the river

noun phrase

: the place where the river enters the ocean

Examples of mouth of the river in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But from the mouth of the river to Jackson Street, a distance of two miles, the banks were packed with spectators, all shouting and cheering for the swimmers. Ron Grossman, Chicago Tribune, 26 May 2024 His remains traveled about 15 miles to the mouth of the river and more than 130 miles across Lake Ontario before reaching shore. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2024 The saltwater wedge starts at the mouth of the river and moves upstream. Eric Zerkel, CNN, 26 Sep. 2023 Agency staffers spotted the sea lions during an overflight of the fishing grounds at the mouth of the river, Charles said, and determined the animals had been shot, and no attempts had been made to salvage any meat. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, 3 June 2023 The mouth of the river is along the border in southwestern Afghanistan and southeastern Iran, where the clashes took place. Christina Goldbaum, New York Times, 28 May 2023 Researchers used daily gill net catch data on Chinook salmon returning to the Fraser River from the Albion test fishery at the mouth of the river to measure relative salmon abundance. oregonlive, 1 Apr. 2023

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“Mouth of the river.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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