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English definition of “alluvium”


noun [U]     /əˈluː.vi.əm/ specialized
earth and sand that has been left by rivers , floods , etc.The Earth and outer space - general words alluvial     /-əl/ adjective an alluvial plain Some alluvial deposits are a rich source of diamonds .The Earth and outer space - general words
(Definition of alluvium noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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