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Synonyms for alluvion

an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

Synonyms for alluvion

gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment

the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

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As a result of the merger, Alluvion is one of the largest privately owned staffing firms in the Northeast Florida region.
70) Land acquired by us through alluvion also becomes ours under the same law.
Alluvion Investments, LLC, Jason Kaminski, 87432 Halderson Rd.
Thus, in the case of "accretion," defined as the gradual depositing of alluvion (sand, sediment, or other deposits) so as to enlarge one's tract, the owner of the tract becomes the happy owner of the accreted area as well.
Lessee of Hunt, (120) although the plaintiff in error claimed under a federal statute specifically confirming certain incomplete Spanish concessions, the Court denied review because the issue between the parties was one of alluvion that was not a matter of federal law.
Within that diversity, entrepreneurial ag is alive and well, says Susan Matsushima, president of Alluvion Inc.
Apparue a l'endroit meme ou la Bastille avait disparu, la barricade de la rue Saint-Antoine s'inscrit dans la meme serie temporelle de l'hiatus etablie a Waterloo: "Cet amas gigantesque, alluvion de l'meute, figurait a l'esprit un Ossa sur Pelion de toutes les revolutions; 93 sur 89, le 9 thermidor sur le 10 aout, le 18 brumaire sur le 21 janvier, vendemiaire sur prairial, 1848 sur 1830.
One often-cited example is Susan Matsushima of Alluvion Inc.
In addition to Alluvion and the seed corn grower Hawaiian Research, other tenants include A&K Nursery, a tuberose grower that rents 80 acres and Kahuku Farms, a watermelon grower that rents 120 acres.
Contract Awarded for parking bays - alluvion building
1976c): "Les alluvions fluviatiles des fleuves cotiers dans le Roussillon (Tet, Tech, Agly)".
the BwO is that glacial reality where the alluvions, sedimentations, coagulations, foldings, and recoilings that compose an organism--and also a signification and a subject--occur.
Longtemps, il n'a concerne que l'or alluvionnaire considere comme de l'or secondaire puisque issu de l'alteration et de l'erosion des formations rocheuses auriferes et de l'accumulation dans les alluvions sous forme de poudre, paillette et de pepites (figure 1).
1901, The sources and distribution of the gold-bearing alluvions of Quebec: The Ottawa Naturalist, v.