Alluvium

Definition of Alluvium

Al`lu´vi`um
n.1.(Geol.) Deposits of earth, sand, gravel, and other transported matter, made by rivers, floods, or other causes, upon land not permanently submerged beneath the waters of lakes or seas.

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acres, alluvion, arable land, ash, cataclysm, cinder, clay, clinker, clod, crust, debris, deluge, deposit, deposition, deposits, detritus, diluvium, dirt, draff, dregs, drift, dross, dry land, dust, earth, ember, engulfment, feces, flood, freehold, froth, glebe, grassland, ground, grounds, inundation, land, landholdings, lees, lithosphere, loess, marginal land, marl, mold, moraine, offscum, overflow, overflowing, overrunning, precipitate, precipitation, real estate, real property, region, regolith, scoria, scree, scum, sediment, settlings, silt, sinter, slag, smut, sod, soil, soot, spill, spillage, subaerial deposit, sublimate, submersion, subsoil, terra, terra firma, terrain, territory, the Deluge, the Flood, the country, topsoil, washout, whelming, woodland
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