Spoon River

Spoon River
Edgar Lee Masters, poetic appellation for Lewistown, Illinois

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • Spoon River — ▪ river, Illinois, United States  river in west central Illinois, U.S. It rises at the confluence of the West Fork Spoon and East Fork Spoon rivers in Stark county and flows south and southwest to a point west of Lewistown, where it turns… …   Universalium

  • Spoon River — (spr. Spuhn Riwwer), Fluß in Illinois (Nordamerika), entspringt im westnord westlichen Theile des Staates, fließt südlich u. fällt nach einem Laufe von 22 Meilen bei Havanna in der Grafschaft Mason in den Illinois River …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Spoon River — The Spoon River is a tributary of the Illinois River, approximately 160 miles (257 km) long in northwestern Illinois in the United States. The river drains largely agricultural prairie country between Peoria and Galesburg. The river is noted for… …   Wikipedia

  • Spoon River Anthology — (1915), by Edgar Lee Masters, is a collection of unusual, short, free form poems that collectively describe the life of the fictional small town of Spoon River, named after the real Spoon River that ran near Masters home town. The collection… …   Wikipedia

  • Spoon River College — is a community college located in West Central Illinois. Its main campus is located near Canton, Illinois, with classes also offered at centers in Havana, Macomb, and Rushville, Illinois.Spoon River College, founded as Canton Community College,… …   Wikipedia

  • Spoon River Valley High School — is located 5 miles North of Fairview, Illinois 6 mi west of London Mills and 7 mi south of Maquon. Nestled neatly at the junction of Illinois Route 97 and Illinois Route 116.EnrolmentIt is a small school with an enrollment right around 130… …   Wikipedia

  • Spoon River — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spoon River Poet — Edgar Lee Masters …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Spoon (disambiguation) — Spoon is an eating utensil.Spoon may also refer to:in general usage *Spoon (liturgy), in Eastern Orthodox religion *Spoon River, in Illinois *Pulsar Spoon, a line of retro styled watches by Pulsar (watch) *cocaine spoon * Spoon , the Wooden Spoon …   Wikipedia

  • Illinois River — River, northeastern Illinois, U.S. Formed by the junction of the Des Plaines River and Kankakee River in Illinois, it flows southwest across the state, joining the Mississippi River after a course of 273 mi (440 km). It drains an area of 25,000… …   Universalium

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