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Definitions of Diluvium

  1. A deposit of superficial loam, sand, gravel, stones, etc., caused by former action of flowing waters, or the melting of glacial ice. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Deposit of sand, &c., caused by the sea. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3. A deposit of superficial loam, sand, gravel, &c, caused by currents of water. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. A great accumulation or deposit of earth, sand, &c., brought together by the action of great bodies of water; accumulation of matter by the ordinary operation of water is termed alluvium, which see. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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