confluence

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  • Info In geography, a confluence is the meeting of two or more bodies of water.
  • A confluence is primary only if it is on land or within sight of land.
  • At first look the city appears to be a confluence of town, village and city life.
  • A confluence is the meeting of two or more bodies of water.
  • The average annual flow is near the source and at the confluence to the Don.
  • Numerous other small streams and surface water outfalls join the main river between its source and confluence.
  • The river forms from the confluence of two creeks a few miles west of the town.
  • The area below the confluence is known as the lower Don, and the areas above as the upper Don.
  • The harbor lies at the confluence of three major bodies of water.
  • The record crests met within days of each other at their confluence near St. Louis.
  • Both primary and secondary confluences may be visited and recorded.
  • In this case, both derivations lead to the same result, a property known as confluence.
  • Just below the confluence of the river is the old stone bridge with two arches in the centre of the village.
  • Most forts were located on the banks of a river, or a confluence where two rivers met.
  • It was built as a six-side star fort in the 16th century at the point of confluence of four rivers.
  • After this confluence the river contains double the amount of water compared to the amount at Gullfoss.
  • The confluences of several of these streams are within the town's boundaries.
  • Since many people are involved, a war may acquire a life of its own from the confluence of many different motivations.
  • It would be some time before the true confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers would be known.
  • Confluence Friends is a program to organize volunteers around each site for maintenance and public events.
  • A confluence, where two or more bodies of water meet together, usually refers to the joining of tributaries.
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Meaning of confluence

  • noun A place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
    Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers
  • noun A flowing together