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Definition of river:

  1. 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.
  2. Fig.: A large stream; copious flow; abundance; as, rivers of blood; rivers of oil.
  3. One who rives or splits.
  4. To hawk by the side of a river; to fly hawks at river fowl.


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