noun, plural al·lu·vi·ums, al·lu·vi·a [uh-loo-vee-uh] /əˈlu vi ə/.
Examples from the Web for alluvium
The animal found in the peat and alluvium appears to have been a small sized, long faced pony.Notes on the Fenland|T. McKenny Huges
The soil bears less the character of detritus, and more that of alluvium, than that seen above.Along Alaska's Great River|Frederick Schwatka
An alluvium deposited by the waves of Time in the human soul, and which becomes the basis of psychological Mont Blancs.The Roycroft Dictionary|Elbert Hubbard
Here the alluvium is very highly developed, lying in patches on the face of the steep hills.Western Himalaya and Tibet|Thomas Thomson
This alluvium consists of gravel firmly cemented with mud and clay, and is unquestionably water-tight.The Panama Canal|J. Saxon Mills