alluvial land

alluvial land
Dale, valley, bottom, meadow, holm, fen.

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  • Land reclamation —    Many polders in the provinces of Holland and Utrecht are the result of the impoldering of alluvial land outside the dikes, or of lakes that originated from storm floods. Land recla mation, especially from the 16th century, can be traced in… …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • Land-Tenure in the Christian Era — • The way in which land has been held or owned during the nineteen hundred years which have seen in Europe the rise and establishment of the Church is a matter for historical inquiry. Strictly speaking, the way in which such ownership or tenure… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Alluvial — Alluvial, angeschwemmt, Alluvialboden, angeschwemmtes Land …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Land — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Land >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 land land earth ground dry land terra firma GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 continent continent mainland peninsula chersonese delta Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • alluvial plain — noun a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water • Syn: ↑alluvial flat • Hypernyms: ↑flat * * * noun 1. : a level or gently sloping flat or a slightly undulating land surface resulting from extensive deposition… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Land grants in the Swan River Colony — The Swan River Colony, established in June 1829, was the only British colony in Australia established on the basis of land grants to settlers. Under the conditions stipulated by the Colonial Office, settlers would be granted land in proportion to …   Wikipedia

  • land — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Surface of the earth Nouns 1. land, earth, ground, dry land, terra firma, terra incognita. See inorganic matter, concavity, height, depth. 2. (inland area) continent, Europe, Asia, Eurasia, North or… …   English dictionary for students

  • alluvial — [[t]əlu͟ːviəl[/t]] ADJ Alluvial soils are soils which consist of earth and sand left behind on land which has been flooded or where a river once flowed; a technical term in geography …   English dictionary

  • slob land — noun 1. : muddy soil; especially : reclaimed alluvial land 2. : a tract of muddy soil …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottom land — alluvial lowland near a river …   English contemporary dictionary

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