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Lewis (rivers, United States and Canada)

Lewis:1 Early name of the Snake River. 2 River, c.95 mi (155 km) long, rising in the Cascade Range, SW Wash., and flowing SW to the Columbia River NW of Vancouver. Three privately owned dams furnish hydroelectric power and form a string of lakes along the river's middle course.

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lewis iron contrivance for raising blocks of stone. XVIII. perh. f. the name Lewis.

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Lewis (for rulers thus named, use Louis)

Lewis: For rulers thus named, use Louis.

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Lewis (island, Scotland)

Lewis, Scotland: see Lewis and Harris.

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