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  1. Rivers

    Rivers is a town in the Canadian province of Manitoba located 40 kilometres northwest of Brandon. Rivers had a population of 1,193 people in the 2006 census. Rivers was named in 1908 after Sir Charles Rivers Wilson, Chairman of the Board of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. It is 473 metres above sea level, and is entirely encircled by the Rural Municipality of Daly in the Westman Region. Agriculture, Health and related businesses provide economics for the community and area. The local schools fall under the Rolling River School Division, with a Nursery School, Rivers Elementary school, and Rivers Collegiate Institute. New playground equipment was installed in 2010 at the Rivers Elementary School and is put to good use by the whole community. The high school is a "Pay It Forward" school and works on programs to do just that. For decades Rivers Collegiate has been praised for its outstanding sports programs, including volleyball, basketball, and baseball. Nearby is Lake Wahtopanah. This lake is a part of the Rivers Provincial Park and provides good fishing both summer and winter. There are many campsites to be rented and walking trails, miniature golf or a delicious ice cream help pass those summer vacation days. Depending on the season, you will see a variety of users on the lake from swimming, waterskiing, sailing, to snowmobiling and ice fishing. There are permanent cottages and homes on both sides of the lake. With its length of 13 km, there is room for everyone.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Rivers

    Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).

Editors Contribution

  1. rivers

    Plural noun of river.

    The rivers all met at one source to enter the sea.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rivers' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4507

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rivers in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rivers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of rivers in a Sentence

  1. Sumie Umeyo:

    At first, it wasn't raining that much, but they spoke of record-breaking rain and it started raining heavily, then they began closing the roads. We looked outside and the roads were like rivers.

  2. Heraclitus of Ephesus:

    You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.

  3. Justin Palmer:

    Areas to our south -- the lower portions of the upper Mississippi and Illinois River -- are seeing relatively decent flows and levels are good for navigation, especially around St. Louis, but extreme cold outbreaks give us a concern for ice bites, which takes flow out of Illinois River, ice gets created in the pools, we drop a lot of flow, which drops stages and becomes an issue for potential groundings. On the Illinois River, however, with this extreme push of cold air, we could potentially see some ice form, but overall, we're seeing good traffic in St. Louis and believe this year the rivers have been more open with this warmer year.

  4. Steve Brittain:

    Unfortunately, we're starting to look for things we don't want to look for because it's been a week so we're starting to look in the rivers and the swamps, it's been a long week, and you know the crying stopped this morning for a while and it will come back.

  5. Voltaire:

    The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.

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