lost river

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noun

a river that flows into an underground passage or sinkhole.

Nearby words

  1. lost in thought,
  2. lost motion,
  3. lost on one,
  4. lost pleiad,
  5. lost property,
  6. lost river range,
  7. lost tribes,
  8. lost tribes of israel,
  9. lost-wax process,
  10. lot

Origin of lost river

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

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