alluvial plain alluvial plain

Definition(s):

  • (n) a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water

Usage(s):

  1. The strategic delta is one of the world's most densely populated areas; in this flat alluvial plain live 7,000,000 people.
  2. Because it is a low-lying alluvial plain.
  3. Then the stream broke through the dams one by one and carried a huge load of silt down to the bottom of the valley, forming an alluvial plain.
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