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Cumberland River

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Cumberland River, major tributary of the Ohio River, originating in the Cumberland Plateau and flowing 687 mi (1,106 km) before joining it. Flooding is frequent in winter and spring, whereas in late summer the river shrinks to become a mountain stream. Nashville and Clarksville, Tenn., are the major cities along the river.

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