Shenandoah


Shenandoah

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:

Places

United States

;Virginia and West Virginia
*Shenandoah, Virginia, a town in the state of Virginia
*Shenandoah County, Virginia, a county in the state of Virginia
*Shenandoah River, a river in Virginia and West Virginia
*Shenandoah Valley, the valley through which that river runs
*Shenandoah Valley AVA, an American Viticultural Area in Virginia and West Virginia
*Shenandoah Mountain, a mountain in Virginia and West Virginia
*Shenandoah National Park, a national park east of the Shenandoah Valley

;Other US places
*Shenandoah, Miami, Florida, a neighborhood within the city of Miami, Florida.
*Shenandoah, Iowa
*Shenandoah, New York
*Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
*Shenandoah Creek, a tributary of Mahanoy Creek in Pennsylvania
*Shenandoah, Texas
*Shenandoah, Houston, Texas, neighborhood of Houston, Texas
*California Shenandoah Valley AVA, an American Viticultural Area in California

New Zealand

*Shenandoah River, New Zealand, a river in New Zealand
*Shenandoah Highway, aka State Highway 65, in New Zealand

hips

* The first USS "Shenandoah" (1862), a screw sloop commissioned in 1863, active in the American Civil War, and in use until 1886
* The second USS "Shenandoah" (ZR-1), the first rigid airship built by the Navy, christened 1923 but destroyed in a storm in 1925
* The third USS "Shenandoah" (AD-26), a destroyer tender in service from 1945 to 1980
* The fourth USS "Shenandoah" (AD-44), a destroyer tender, commissioned 1983 and decommissioned 1996
*CSS "Shenandoah", a Confederate Navy screw steamer
*"Shenandoah" (schooner), a 1964 topsail-schooner run by The Black Dog
*"Shenandoah" (barque), a four-masted wooden barque of 3,407 GRT, launched on November 26, 1892, at the Arthur Sewall & Co. shipyard in Bath, Maine on its own account

Media

*Shenandoah (band), a country music group
*"Shenandoah" (film), a 1965 movie starring Jimmy Stewart
*"Shenandoah" (musical), a Broadway musical
*"A Man Called Shenandoah", a western television series
*"Oh Shenandoah", a popular American folk song/sea chantey
*"Shenandoah" (magazine), a literary magazine published by Washington and Lee University

People

*Joanne Shenandoah, an Iroquois singer and acoustic guitarist

Institutions

*Army of the Shenandoah (Confederate), a Confederate army during the American Civil War
*Army of the Shenandoah (Union), a Union army during the American Civil War
*Shenandoah University, a university in Winchester, Virginia
*Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, also in Winchester, Virginia

Other

*Shenandoah (beard), a type of beard
*Shenandoah-Dives (Mayflower) Mill, a former ore mill
*"Shenandoah" (B&O), an American passenger train


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  • 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, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 5546 Housing Units (2000): 2645 Land area (2000): 3.467062 sq. miles (8.979648 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.467062 sq. miles (8.979648 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Shenandoah, LA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Louisiana Population (2000): 17070 Housing Units (2000): 6053 Land area (2000): 6.256693 sq. miles (16.204759 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.083249 sq. miles (0.215613 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.339942 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 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 (4.083831 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Shenandoah, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1503 Housing Units (2000): 532 Land area (2000): 1.261887 sq. miles (3.268272 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.261887 sq. miles (3.268272 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Shenandoah, VA — U.S. town in Virginia Population (2000): 1878 Housing Units (2000): 812 Land area (2000): 1.323494 sq. miles (3.427833 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.078587 sq. miles (0.203540 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.402081 sq. miles (3.631373 sq. km) FIPS… …   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 [1] — Shenandoah (spr. schénnendōă), Fluß im nordamerikan. Staate Virginia, entsteht aus North, Middle und South Fork, durchfließt zwischen der Blauen Kette im O. und andern appalachischen Bergketten im W. den nach ihm benannten Teil des Großen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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