noun, plural di·lu·vi·a [dih-loo-vee-uh], /dɪˈlu vi ə/, di·lu·vi·ums.Geology Now Rare.
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Origin of diluvium
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Example sentences from the Web for diluvium
These form as definite a geological horizon as the similar fossiliferous zone in the Diluvium of northern Germany.Fragments of Earth Lore|James Geikie
Such language you never heard, such a diluvium of profanity, such double-shotted d—ns!
Examples are manuatus est for furatus est; abluvium for diluvium.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton
The Chellean implements are found in the gravels of the diluvium on the pebbly surface.
These blocks are peculiarly abundant in the lower drift commonly called the "diluvium gris."The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man|Charles Lyell