alluvial plain love


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  • n. A plain formed by the deposition of sediment from the periodic flooding of a river.

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  • n. a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water


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  • Below it spread an alluvial plain of green and brown, with fast streams coursing toward the valley where the highway ran, and with furry creaturesmarmots, we guessedscurrying from burrow to burrow and eyeing us as if we were a family of hunters and had come all that way to make them into hats.

    The Italian Summer

  • The alluvial plain of Sibari, which is the largest plain of Calabria, was developed by the Crati and its affluents.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The great flood of 1828 had not touched the La Fourche or Teche, while the entire alluvial plain above had been covered many feet, and for many months.

    The Memories of Fifty Years

  • It appears that the Chaldeans (Kaldai or Kaldi) were in the earliest times merely one out of many Cushite tribes inhabiting the great alluvial plain known afterwards as Chaldea or

    Smith's Bible Dictionary


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