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The Alluvial Lands, which may be subdivided into the cotton and cane districts.

The city was built in the midst of an alluvial country, far removed from the hills.

The alluvial soil of these islands is a marvel of fertility.

The town lay at the sea's edge on a strip of alluvial coast.

It was an alluvial town, called Soledad, where there was no harbour or future or recourse.

All the conditions were favourable to deep-leads of alluvial.

In many places the alluvial soil is not more than a few inches in depth.

In their place an extensive delta and alluvial fan have been formed.

All below, and indeed far above, was alluvial, or of recent origin.

There is a group of valleys all round them, and alluvial beds accumulate in them.

WORD ORIGIN

1802, from Latin alluvius "alluvial" (see alluvium) + -al (1).

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