Meaning of “floodplain” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “floodplain” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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floodplainnoun [ C ]

us /ˈflʌdˌpleɪn/

earth science an area of low, flat land near a river that often floods when the level of the river rises and flows over its sides

(Definition of “floodplain” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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