Alluvion (alluvium)

Definition: The resulting increase to land by the gradual addition of matter (as by the deposit of sand or mud) that then belongs to the owner of the land to which it is added.

Pronunciation: ə-ˈlü-vē-ən

Used in a Sentence:   The nonstop rains were threatening to create an alluvion of huge proportions.

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