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delta

noun uk   /ˈdel.tə/  us   /-t̬ə/

delta noun (RIVER)

[C] geography an area of low, flat land, sometimes shaped like a triangle, where a river divides into several smaller rivers before flowing into the sea: the Mississippi delta the delta of the Nile

delta noun (LETTER)

[C or U] (symbol Δ, δ) language, mathematics, science the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet
Translations of “delta”
in Vietnamese châu thổ, đồng bằng…
in Spanish delta…
in Thai พื้นที่สามเหลี่ยมปากแม่น้ำ…
in Malaysian delta…
in French delta…
in German das Delta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 三角洲…
in Indonesian delta…
in Russian дельта (реки)…
in Turkish delta, bir kaç nehir ve kollarının oluşturduğu nehir yatağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 三角洲…
in Polish delta…
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