geographical name river 55 miles (88 kilometers) N Virginia flowing NE between Allegheny & Blue Ridge Mountains across NE tip of West Virginia & into the Potomac; forms Shenandoah Valley

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  • Shenandoah — is a Native American word. It has several different meanings including: daughter of the stars , an Iroquois chief s name which meant deer in the woods , along with several others.Fact|date=September 2008 Shenandoah may also refer to the following …   Wikipedia

  • Shenandoah — es una palabra nativa de los indios de Norteamérica cuyo significado ha sido muy discutido. Entre las diversas traducciones dadas podemos encontrar: hija de las estrellas ; el ciervo en el bosque , nombre de uno de los jefes de los indios… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shenandoah — Shenandoah, PA U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 5624 Housing Units (2000): 3339 Land area (2000): 1.515609 sq. miles (3.925410 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.061167 sq. miles (0.158421 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.576776 sq. miles (4 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Shenandoah — Shenandoah, 1) S. River, Fluß im Staate Virginien (Nordamerika), der größte Nebenfluß des Potomac River, gebildet aus den North u. South Forks, welche sich bei Front Royal in der Grafschaft Warren vereinigen, fließt dann nord östlich nur wenige… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Shenandoah — [shen΄ən dō′ə] [prob. of Iroquoian orig.] river in N Va., flowing through a valley (Shenandoah Valley) between the Blue Ridge & Allegheny mountains, into the Potomac: c. 200 mi (322 km) …   English World dictionary

  • Shenandoah — Shenandōah (spr. schennĕn ). 1) Fluß im nordamerik. Staate Virginien, mündet bei Harpers Ferry in den Potomac; sein Tal 1862 64 Schauplatz vieler Kämpfe. – 2) Stadt im nordamerik. Staate Pennsylvanien, (1900) 20.321 E.; Anthrazitgruben …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Shenandoah — originally a place name in Dutchess County, N.Y., from Oneida (Iroquoian) family name Skenondoah, derived from oskenon:to deer. Later transferred to river and valley in Virginia …   Etymology dictionary

  • Shenandoah — Der Begriff Shenandoah (indianisch: Tochter der Sterne) beschreibt: als geografischer Name in den USA: Shenandoah Valley, ein Gebiet im Westen von Virginia und Nordosten von West Virginia Shenandoah County, County in Virginia Shenandoah… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shenandoah — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Personnalité(s) Léon Shenandoah, chef iroquois (1915 1996) Géographie (Virginie, É. U.) La rivière Shenandoah qui coule dans la vallée du même nom en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shenandoah — 1 Original name in latin Shenandoah Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 30.4013 latitude 91.00094 altitude 14 Population 18399 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Shenandoah Name in other language… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Shenandoah — Shen|an|do|ah a river and a valley in northwest Virginia in the eastern US. Shenandoah National Park, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, covers about 300 square miles, and includes forests and Skyline Drive, from which the Shenandoah Valley can be seen …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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