drainage basin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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drainage basinnoun [C]

uk   us   specialized
an ​area of ​land from which the ​rainflows into a ​particularriver or ​lake, etc.
(Definition of drainage basin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drainage basin”
in Chinese (Simplified) 流域(由分水线所包围的河流集水区)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流域(由分水線所包圍的河流集水區)…
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