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Definition of Rivers
RiverRiver Riv"er, n. [F. riv[`e]re a river, LL. riparia river,
bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or
shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf.
1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or channel and
emptying into the ocean, a sea, a lake, or another stream;
a stream larger than a rivulet or brook.
Transparent and sparkling rivers, from which it is
delightful to drink as they flow. --Macaulay.
2. Fig.: A large stream; copious flow; abundance; as, rivers
of blood; rivers of oil.
River chub (Zo["o]l.), the hornyhead and allied species of
River crab (Zo["o]l.), any species of fresh-water crabs of
the genus Thelphusa, as T. depressa of Southern
River dragon, a crocodile; -- applied by Milton to the king
River driver, a lumberman who drives or conducts logs down
River duck (Zo["o]l.), any species of duck belonging to
Anas, Spatula, and allied genera, in which the hind
toe is destitute of a membranous lobe, as in the mallard
and pintail; -- opposed to sea duck.
River god, a deity supposed to preside over a river as its
River herring (Zo["o]l.), an alewife.
River hog. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any species of African wild hogs of the genus
Potamoch[oe]rus. They frequent wet places along the
(b) The capybara.
River horse (Zo["o]l.), the hippopotamus.
River jack (Zo["o]l.), an African puff adder (Clotho
nasicornis) having a spine on the nose.
River limpet (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water, air-breathing
mollusk of the genus Ancylus, having a limpet-shaped
River pirate (Zo["o]l.), the pike.
River snail (Zo["o]l.), any species of fresh-water
gastropods of Paludina, Melontho, and allied genera.
See Pond snail, under Pond.
River tortoise (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous fresh-water
tortoises inhabiting rivers, especially those of the genus
Trionyx and allied genera. See Trionyx.
River Riv"er, n.
One who rives or splits.
River Riv"er, v. i.
To hawk by the side of a river; to fly hawks at river fowl.
Meaning of Rivers from wikipedia
and some of the larger river
deltas. Anastamosing rivers
to braided rivers
and are quite
rare. They have multiple
Eli Manning. Rivers
has been selected
to the Pro Bowl eight
times, and was named
NFL Comeback Player
of the Year in 2013. Rivers began
- politicians. Rivers
rose to prominence
in 1965 as a guest
on The Tonight
by her mentor, Johnny
Carson, the show established Rivers
- better known
as Melissa Rivers
, is an American actress
host. She is the only child
and producer Edgar
- Four rivers
to: The four rivers
in the Old Testament Garden
of Eden (Pishon, Gihon, Tigris, and Euphrates) The four rivers
- list of rivers
of Australia. Rivers
alphabetically, by state. The same river
may be found
in more than one state
as many rivers cross
- (NBA). As an NBA point
for his defense, a trait
that has carried
over into his coaching. Rivers
was a McDonald's All-American...
in the United States
is a list of rivers
in the United
of the rivers
in the United States
of the alphabet: A - B - C...
- Two Rivers
to: Two Rivers
, Alaska, a census-designated place
in Fairbanks North
- foreign domination until
the Babylonian conquest
to which Rivers
refers. By the rivers
of Babylon, there
we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered...
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