What is another word for Rivers?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɪvəz] (IPA)

Rivers, the flowing bodies of water that nourish the Earth, have many synonyms. Some may refer to them as streams, creeks or brooks, smaller versions that often feed into larger bodies of water. Others may use the term tributaries, a branch of a river that flows into a larger river or lake. Certain regions also have specific terms such as bayous, found in the southern United States, and wadis, commonly found in desert regions. Names of larger rivers often reflect their place of origin, such as the Amazon, Nile or Yangtze. Regardless of the word used to describe them, rivers are an important part of the natural world and provide essential resources and habitats for both humans and wildlife.

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What are the hypernyms for Rivers?

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Usage examples for Rivers

Lake Wener, which receives the waters of eighty Rivers large and small, has an area of twenty-four hundred square miles, being nearly ten times as large as the famous Lake of Geneva.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
But the fine mud brought down by Rivers is frequently transported for vast distances before it settles.
"Geology"
James Geikie
That was an awful fire-it swept the whole country clean between the two Rivers, I'm afraid.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

Famous quotes with Rivers

  • Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
    Muhammad Ali
  • Guy Rivers, a conventional piece as regards the love affair which makes a part of the plot, is a tale of deadly strife between the laws of Georgia and a fiendish bandit.
    Carl Clinton Van Doren
  • I had the fortunate experience to play with people from different schools of music. Sam Rivers is from the fundamentalist school of music.
    Kevin Eubanks
  • I'm not trying to be the next Joan Rivers.
    Isaac Mizrahi
  • Let me on behalf of the leadership of TUC Rivers State; pledge to continue to stand by the workers and the ordinary people as well as on our original ideology as a mass movement.
    Chika Onuegbu

Related words: Mississippi river, Amazon river, Nile river, Rio Grande river, Volga river, Andes river

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