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    Default Cam river / river Cam

    Hello,

    Is it correct to say:

    Punting on the Cam river
    or
    Punting on the river Cam ?

    Thank you

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Default Re: Cam river / river Cam

    Punting on the Cam or Punting on the River Cam

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    mykwyner is offline Key Member
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    Default Re: Cam river / river Cam

    I have tried, but I can't think of a river in America that is called, "The River _________." People in Detroit, Chicago or New York would never refer to their rivers as "The Detroit," The Chicago" or "The East" (although you might hear "The Hudson")

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