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1) alluvial. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Of, relating to, or found in alluvium: alluvial soil; alluvial gold....

2) alluvial fan. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A fan-shaped accumulation of alluvium deposited at the mouth of a ravine or at the juncture of a tributary stream with the main stream....

3) Bath Brick. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Alluvial matter made in the form of a brick, and used for cleaning knives and polishing metals. It is not made at Bath, but at Bridgwater, being dredged from the...

4) Camargue. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Camargue, (kamarg´) (KEY) , alluvial lowland, c.215 sq mi (560 sq km), Bouches-du-Rhone dept., SE France, in the Rhone delta. Formed by sedimentation, it has numerous...

5) delta. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See table at alphabet. 2. An object shaped like a triangle. 3a. A usually triangular alluvial deposit at the mouth of a river. b. A similar deposit at the mouth of...

6) placer. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A glacial or alluvial deposit of sand or gravel containing eroded particles of valuable minerals. 2. A place where a placer deposit is washed to extract its mineral...

7) Gowrie, Carse of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gowrie, Carse of, (kars, kers, gou´re) (KEY) , alluvial lowland, c.15 mi (24 km) long, Perth and Kinross, central Scotland, along the northern shore of the Firth...

8) Ballia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) , town (1991 pop. 84,758), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India. Situated on a rich alluvial plain, Ballia is a district administrative center and an important...

9) gumbo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...gumbo, another name for okra; also applied in the W United States to a rich, black, alkaline alluvial soil, which is soapy or sticky when wet....

10) Essex. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Essex, city (1990 pop. 531), Stoddard co., SE Mo., in Mississippi alluvial plain, 6 mi/9.7 km E of Dexter; 36°48'N 89°51'W. Cotton, rice, soybeans....

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