But I had to find my way into another passion, and with the art, it was a river flowing into a tributary.
The village sits along a narrowing vein of the Rio Negro, a tributary of the mighty Amazon.
It is subject to a great King and tributary to no one else in the world.
About fifty steamboats are in commission on the Magdalena and its tributary, the Cauca.
The Mississippi, the Ohio, the Missouri and their tributary streams have been wonderfully benefited by it.
The Rud, also known as the Bajaur, is a tributary of the Panjkora.
Such a pocket-book never comes to you, O enviable Lotharios, save as tributary keepsakes from the charmers who adore you!
The cascade, therefore, could not be in our stream, but in some tributary that fell into it near the bend.
The Svre Niortaise and its tributary the Mignon furnish 19 m. of navigable waterway.
It is commonly supposed that these tribes were also tributary to the Six Nations.
late 14c., "paying tribute," from Latin tributarius "liable to tax or tribute," from tributum (see tribute). The noun sense of "one who pays tribute" is recorded from early 15c. Meaning "stream that flows into a larger body" is from 1822, from the adjective, which is recorded from 1610s in this sense.