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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A large natural stream of water.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A large natural stream of water. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A person who tears or rends apart.

Usage examples (36)
  • The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
  • The river was navigable for 50 miles
  • This river is the home of the worldfamous speckled trout.
  • But it isn't exactly what I call the river, if you know what I mean. for more
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  • ''river" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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