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4 entries found for river.
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Main Entry: riv·er
Pronunciation: primarystressriv-schwar
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English rivere "river," from early French rivere (same meaning), derived from Latin riparius "related to or located on the bank of a river," from ripa "shore"
1 : a natural stream of water larger than a brook or creek
2 : a large stream or flow <the jet stream is a river of air>

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