Explore

Read
Learn
Play
Visit
Dial-A-Story
For Parents
Kids' Home
Contact Us

Kids Learn at the Library

The English Russian River

The English Russian River

In the 19th century, Russian settlers along the coast north of San Francisco turned the Indian name of the chief river along the coast, Shabaiki, into Slavianka, "little Slav woman," & then into Slavyanskaya, "Slavic" -- which Americans turned into...the Russian River.

View similarly tagged entries:

geography, names of things

Sources:

Books

Last updated by Ginger L. on March 21, 2011

Disclaimer...

While the Library has verified the information presented in these files in what it considers to be reliable and authoritative sources, it cannot take responsibility for nor guarantee the accuracy of the information presented.