A river rising in southeast Wisconsin and flowing about 300 km (185 mi) south-southwest to the Illinois River in northeast Illinois.
A river of central and eastern Wisconsin flowing about 320 km (200 mi) generally northeastward through Lake Winnebago and into Green Bay.
Fox-river Sentence Examples
The city is a railway centre of some importance, and is served by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul, the Minneapolis, St Paul & Sault St Marie, and the Chicago & NorthWestern railways, by interurban electric lines, and by steamboat lines connecting through the Fox river with vessels on the Great Lakes.
KAUKAUNA, a city of Outagamie county, Wisconsin, U.S.A., on the Fox river 7 m.
Dams on the Fox River furnish a good water-power.
It is served by the Chicago & North-Western and Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul railways, by interurban electric lines and by lake and river steamboat lines, it being the head of lake navigation on the Fox river.
On the coming of the first European, Jean Nicolet, who visited the place in 1634-1635, De Pere was the site of a polyglot Indian settlement of several thousand attracted by the fishing at the first rapids of the Fox river.