Definition of alluvium:
- "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
- "The Antiquity of Man", Charles Lyell.
The torrents still fall; and, meandering through this glorious plain, unite and form the most majestic of rivers, ever depositing the rich alluvium, and thus sensibly augmenting, to this day, the breadth of their noble continent, and their own length.- "The Romance of Natural History, Second Series", Philip Henry Gosse.