Definition of river:
- A large stream of water flowing in a bed or channel and emptying into the ocean, a sea, a lake, or another stream; a stream larger than a rivulet or brook.
- Fig.: A large stream; copious flow; abundance; as, rivers of blood; rivers of oil.
- One who rives or splits.
- To hawk by the side of a river; to fly hawks at river fowl.
estuary, deceive, desert, betray, artesian well, hot spring, course, leak, canal, current, jet, flow, condensation, rill, moisture, beck, trickle, drop, swell, outpouring, geyser, splash, tributary, spatter, branch, sip, feeder, cheat, wave, plenty.
But no white man had ever seen this part of the great river.- "Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans", Edward Eggleston.
And when do you think that we shall be going up the river, Doctor?- "Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril", G. A. Henty.
- "Siddhartha", Herman Hesse.