alluvion


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  • noun

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.
at 593-94 (indicating that the federal statute's confirmation was only conclusive as between the patentee and the United States, and the alluvion issue between the parties was not a matter of federal law); id.
Let us settle ourselves, and work and wedge our feet downward through the mud and slush of opinion, and prejudice, and tradition, and delusion, and appearance, that alluvion which covers the globe,.
It goes way farther north of the El Paso County line because it's interspersed with alluvion, grassland where you have bedrock sticking up between the trees.
Afternoon came, and the fishing trip with old Geordie Mainland on his boat MV Alluvion.
The bodice was sleeveless and made of ivory re-embroidered lace from the Alluvion region of France.
Let us settle ourselves, and work and wedge out feet downward through the mud and slush of opinion, and prejudice, and tradition, and delusion, and appearance, that alluvion which covers the globe, through Paris and London, through New York and Boston and Concord, through church and state, through poetry and philosophy and religion, till we come to a hard bottom and rocks in place, which we can call reality, and say, This is, and no mistake; and then begin, having a point d'appui, below freshet and frost and fire, a place where you might found a wall or a state.