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Wabash

(wô`băsh'), city (1990 pop. 12,127), seat of Wabash co., N central Ind., on the Wabash River; inc. 1849. It is an agricultural trade center for wheat, corn, soybeans, vegetables, and fruit. There is diverse manufacturing. Wabash was the world's first electrically lighted city; one of the original street lamps is on exhibition in the county courthouse. Nearby Salamonie and Mississinewa dams (completed 1966 and 1967) provide flood protection and water recreation.

Wabash,

river, c.475 mi (765 km) long, rising in Grand Lake, W Ohio, and flowing NW into Ind., then generally SW through Ind., becoming the Ind.-Ill. border before emptying into the Ohio River; largest northern tributary of the Ohio. The Wabash's major tributaries are the TippecanoeTippecanoe
, river, c.170 mi (270 km) long, rising in the lake district of NE Ind. and flowing SW to the Wabash River, near Lafayette. U.S. Gen. William Henry Harrison fought the Shawnees in the battle of Tippecanoe, Nov. 7, 1811, on the site of Battle Ground, Ind.
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 and White rivers. Dams on the Wabash control floods, produce hydroelectricity, and regulate navigation; sand and gravel barges constitute the chief traffic on the river. In the fertile Wabash basin corn and livestock are raised. VincennesVincennes
, city (1990 pop. 19,859), seat of Knox co., SW Ind., on the Wabash River; inc. 1814. The city is the center of an extensive farm area. Its many industries include food processing and the manufacture of transportation equipment; glass, paper, steel, and wood products;
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, Terre HauteTerre Haute
, city (1990 pop. 51,483), seat of Vigo co., W Ind., on the Wabash River; inc. 1816. The commercial and trade center of a farm and coal-mining region, its diverse manufactures include foods and beverages, paper and aluminum products, farm and communications
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, and LafayetteLafayette
. 1 City (1990 pop. 23,501), Contra Costa co., NW Calif., a residential suburb in the San Francisco–Oakland area; settled 1848, inc. 1968. The city is a horse raising and agricultural trading center, especially for walnuts; there is also light
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, Ind. are on the Wabash.

Wabash

 

a river in the USA; a right tributary of the Ohio River of the Mississippi River basin. The Wabash measures 960 km in length and drains an area of 83,600 sq km. The mean flow rate is 840 cu m per sec. The Wabash is navigable as far as Covington. The city of Terre Haute is located on the river.

Wabash

a river in the E central US, rising in W Ohio and flowing west and southwest to join the Ohio River in Indiana. Length: 764 km (475 miles)
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Wabash National announced the definitive purchase agreement on 27 March, saying it would pay USD360m in cash for Walker.
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The 'Sagamore of the Wabash Award' is the highest honour an Indiana governor can bestow and is presented to distinguished Indiana residents who have made significant contributions to the state's heritage.
Wabash customers now enjoy sufficient bandwidth to accommodate both online gaming and video streaming for residential customers, and high-speed business applications, including those of local farmers and small businesses in the area.
Since its modest beginnings in 1941, Wabash MPI has emerged as a premier domestic and international supplier of production and laboratory hydraulic, pneumatic and electric presses.
An affiliate of Wabash will commence a tender offer to purchase for cash all of the outstanding shares of the company's common stock for a total consideration of approximately USD 364m.
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Executive Director of Administration Alisha Aman of Ivy Tech's Southwest and Wabash Valley regions said the change would occur next semester if Ivy Tech President Tom Snyder approves it.
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I saw him shortly thereafter on a visit to Crawfordsville, Indiana, and he was frail--diminished into a Hoosier hobbit--but as sharp as ever for a man who became a lawyer in midlife, taking night classes at his alma mater, Indiana University, while teaching at Wabash during the day (After passing the bar he became deputy district prosecutor for the county in which Wabash is located, a job served in addition to his professorial duties.