Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


From the mouth of the Ohio to the Gulf, the Mississippi flood plain covers 30,000 square miles.

The flood plain then became a sea, in the middle of which the river's current flowed swiftly.

No longer does the rich soil of the Mississippi flood plain receive layers of sediment from the river's overflow.

The river vista everywhere includes a rapid and small patches of playa or flood plain on the inside of the river curves.

So it happens that the level of the river bed is higher than the level of its flood plain.

The region covered by the Nile's overflow is the flood plain of this river.

They live in the flood plain of the Catalangan river (province of Isabela de Luzon).

Now we shall find the brook flowing in its channel with the flood plain deposits left high and dry.

In the Kansas River flood plain and small tributary valleys, rich mesophytic forest of predominantly oak-hickory type was present.

A depositing stream often wanders about in an apparently aimless way across its flood plain.