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Definition of alluvion:

  1. An accession of land gradually washed to the shore or bank by the flowing of water. See Accretion.
  2. An overflowing; an inundation; a flood.
  3. Matter deposited by an inundation or the action of flowing water; alluvium.
  4. Wash or flow of water against the shore or bank.

Synonyms:

flowage, spate, cloudburst, flood tide, cataract, soaker, alluvial deposit, overflow, inundation, photoflood, big, floodlight, torrent, outpouring, downpour, alluvial sediment, waterspout, deluge, flood, cataclysm, alluvium, pelter, freshet, flood lamp, rising tide, Niagara.

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