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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Toward or near the mouth of a river; in the direction of the current: swam downriver; a downriver canoe race.

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  • adj. Closer to the mouth of a river
  • adv. Travelling in the direction of the river current.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. away from the source or with the current

Etymologies

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down- +‎ river

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