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al•lu•vi•um



Pronunciation: (u-lOO'vē-um), [key]
n.,
pl. -vi•ums, -vi•aPronunciation: (-vē-u). [key]

1. a deposit of sand, mud, etc., formed by flowing water.
2. the sedimentary matter deposited thus within recent times, esp. in the valleys of large rivers.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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