Translation of "river" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈrɪv.ər/ US  //

a natural wide flow of fresh water across the land into the sea, a lake, or another river

We sailed slowly down the river. 我們順流而下緩緩航行。

(written abbreviation R) used usually before, sometimes after, the name of a river

the River Thames 泰晤士河
up (the) river

in the opposite direction to the flow of water in the river

We sailed up river. 我們逆流而行。
down (the) river

in the same direction as the flow of water in the river


(Translation of “river” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)