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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
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in Chinese (Simplified) 洪泛区,涝原,漫滩…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洪泛區,澇原,漫灘…
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