- of or relating to alluvium.
- alluvial soil.
- Australia. gold-bearing alluvial soil.
Origin of alluvial
Related Words for alluvialterrestrial, mundane, temporal, worldly, carnal, physical, secular, material, terrene, human, mortal, telluric, tellurian, corporeal, earthbound, earthen, earthy, global, profane, alluvial
Examples from the Web for alluvial
Contemporary Examples of alluvial
The ground was fertile, with alluvial, or unconsolidated, soil.Ester Elchies, The Estate Built By Whiskey
December 10, 2014
Historical Examples of alluvial
The Alluvial Lands, which may be subdivided into the cotton and cane districts.The Negro Farmer
The city was built in the midst of an alluvial country, far removed from the hills.Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy
The alluvial soil of these islands is a marvel of fertility.Holland, v. 1 (of 2)
Edmondo de Amicis
The town lay at the sea's edge on a strip of alluvial coast.Cabbages and Kings
It was an alluvial town, called Soledad, where there was no harbour or future or recourse.Sixes and Sevens
- of or relating to alluvium
- another name for alluvium
- Australian and NZ alluvium containing any heavy mineral, esp gold
- Sand, silt, clay, gravel, or other matter deposited by flowing water, as in a riverbed, floodplain, delta, or alluvial fan. Alluvium is generally considered a young deposit in terms of geologic time.