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Synonyms for alluvion

Noun

1. alluvion, geological process, geologic process
usage: gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment
2. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion, geological phenomenon
usage: the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
3. alluvial sediment, alluvial deposit, alluvium, alluvion, sediment, deposit
usage: clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
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