Tombigbee definition by Webster's New World
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river flowing from NE Miss. through Ala., joining the Alabama River to form the Mobile River: 409 mi (658 km)
Origin: ; from Choctaw, coffin maker ; from itombi, box, coffin plush ikbi, maker: referring to burial boxes used by Choctaws
Tombigbee definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A river, about 644 km (400 mi) long, rising in northeast Mississippi and flowing generally southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River.