tributary

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  • Info A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a main stem (or parent) river or a lake. more...
  • The river has larger tributaries on the left bank than the right.
  • It is joined along its course by several tributaries all of which flow generally south.
  • Four small tributaries of the river flow generally east through the city.
  • The list is organized by tributary structure, from north to south along the coast.
  • A full list of the tributaries is given in the table below.
  • Relatively little water actually flows in the river or most of its tributaries.
  • Over the next few years he explored much of the river and its northern tributaries.
  • A hanging valley is a tributary valley that is higher than the main valley.
  • Few know how to reach this tributary, if it exists at all.
  • Within the city and its surroundings the river takes in several small tributaries.
  • Tributary order is by increasing distance from the mouth of the river they feed.
  • The result was that little or no gold was found, and only on a few tributaries of the river.
  • They became his tributaries and many Christian slaves there were recovered and set free.
  • Its five heads were probably four of the river's tributaries plus the mouth of the river.
  • The river has three major tributaries, and many minor ones.
  • This marked the end of the traditional Chinese tributary system in the Far East.
  • The river is then joined by the Hiranyakeshi river, its most important left-bank tributary.
  • It is a serious problem for the lower river if two of the large tributaries flood at the same time.
  • Beyond the circle of tributary states were countries in a trading relationship with China.
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Synonyms of tributary