Just think of the Hippopotamus, the horse or "hippos" that lives in the rivers.
Mesopotamia, therefore, meant a stretch of land "between the rivers."
Commerce crowds our rivers and rails, our skies, harbors, and highways.
They fished out our rivers and swept up the game like fire in the forest.
All the mountains, and rivers, and forests—all the people in the world?
Did I not say that mountains and rivers and forests are nothing?
Moreover, the rivers are always ours and reinforcements will soon pour in to us.
All the rivers ran away from him, and went to turn some other mill.
I suppose there is nothing for it but get out my buckboard and get back to Three Rivers.
On the right was earth with its towns, forests, and rivers, and the beings that live in each.