[Ads-l] Regional names for streams

Joan Hall 00000876364530cf-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Mon Jun 25 10:47:58 EDT 2018

Volume VI of DARE has a page of nicely contrastive maps for terms for small streams:

Branch: chiefly South, South Midland
Brook: Originally chiefly New England, now widespread but especially Northeast
Creek: widespread except New England
Crick: especially Inland North, North Midland, West
Run: scattered, but chiefly western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland

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