Meaning of ALABAMA RIVER in English


River, southern Alabama, U.S. Formed by the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers northeast of Montgomery , it winds westward to Selma and then flows south for a length of 318 mi (512 km).

It is joined above Mobile by the Tombigbee to form the Mobile and Tensaw rivers, which flow into the Gulf of Mexico . Mobile and Montgomery became major cities largely because they were on this important artery.

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