from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as diluvium.
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Level reaches would draw the water and overflow the contiguous land; and would moreover soon be filled with diluvion.
-- The geological action of the lake against the high banks of diluvion, at this spot, is very striking.
The soil is generally good, as that made by the decay of forests for thousands of years upon substrata, chiefly formed of alluvion or diluvion, the deposit from waters, must be.
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