noun, plural al·lu·vi·ums, al·lu·vi·a [uh-loo-vee-uh]. /əˈlu vi ə/.
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In his wanderings, he had panned the alluvium of many small streams and had recovered more than the usual amount of gold.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
Perhaps the alluvium of a great river like the McKenzie, has determined this displacement.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies|Robert Gordon Latham
The soil of Egypt is, then, simply an alluvium mixed with the sand which the winds bring from the Desert.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
Alluvium, al-lū′vi-um, n. the mass of water-borne matter deposited by rivers on lower lands:—pl.
The shores of Lake St. Clair are formed of a fertile alluvium, resting on drift.