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Suwannee

(swô`nē, swä`–), river, c.240 mi (390 km) long, rising in the Okefenokee Swamp, SE Ga., and winding generally S through N Fla. to the Gulf of Mexico; it is dredged to accommodate shallow-draft vessels for 135 mi (217 km) upstream. Its name was used in Stephen FosterFoster, Stephen Collins,
1826–64, American songwriter and composer, b. Lawrenceville, Pa. His pioneer family was aware of his talent for music, but not understanding it they provided him with little formal musical education.
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's famous song "Old Folks at Home" (or "Swanee River").

Suwannee

, Swanee
a river in the southeastern US, rising in SE Georgia and flowing across Florida to the Gulf of Mexico at Suwannee Sound. Length: about 400 km (250 miles)
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