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English → English (WordNet) Definition: alluvion alluvion n 1: gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment 2: the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; “plains fertilized by annual inundations” [syn: flood, inundation, deluge] 3: clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down [syn: alluvial sediment , alluvial deposit, alluvium]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Alluvion Alluvion \Al*lu"vi*on\, n. [F. alluvion, L. alluvio, fr. alluere to wash against; ad + luere, equiv. to lavare, to wash. See Lave.] 1. Wash or flow of water against the shore or bank. [1913 Webster] 2. An overflowing; an inundation; a flood. --Lyell. [1913 Webster] 3. Matter deposited by an inundation or the action of flowing water; alluvium. [1913 Webster] The golden alluvions are there [in California and Australia] spread over a far wider space: they are found not only on the banks of rivers, and in their beds, but are scattered over the surface of vast plains. --R. Cobden. [1913 Webster] 4. (Law) An accession of land gradually washed to the shore or bank by the flowing of water. See Accretion. [1913 Webster]


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