What does the word alluvium mean?

Usage examples for alluvium

  1. Older alluvium or drift. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  2. Absence of Human Bones in tool- bearing Alluvium, how explained. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  3. Still it was within the dominions of the Assyrian monarch of the time, and any attack upon it would have been an insult and a challenge to the great power of Upper Mesopotamia, which ruled from the alluvium to the mountains. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
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