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synonyms for alluvion

  • Niagara
  • cascade
  • cataclysm
  • deluge
  • downpour
  • gush
  • inundation
  • overflow
  • torrent
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How to use alluvion in a sentence

Alluvion, al-lū′vi-un, n. land gained from the sea by the washing up of sand and earth.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
The whole party crowded to the spot where Uncas pointed out the impression of a moccasin in the moist alluvion.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Further down, abrupt cliffs and overhanging precipices are frequently seen at the termination of the river alluvion.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
The cypress begins near the mouth of the Ohio and spreads through the alluvion portions of the Lower Valley.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Immediately on the banks of the Ohio and other large rivers are strips of rich alluvion soil.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Surface various; along the river and creeks, low alluvion; soil, loam mixed with sand.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
The American bottom adjacent to the Mississippi is rich alluvion, and divided into timber and prairie.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Rich alluvion along the Mississippi, with much excellent table land,—both timber and prairie interior.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Alluvion is the name for an accession of land washed up on the sea-shore or on a river-bank by the waters.
INTERNATIONAL LAW. A TREATISE. VOLUME I (OF 2)LASSA FRANCIS OPPENHEIM
Frugality is an old fashioned virtue that is deeply covered with the alluvion of modern extravagance.
SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
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