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old river

noun
1.
a river bed left dry because the river has changed its course.
Origin of old river
1685-1695
1685-95, Americanism
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  • Management activities include restoring and flooding old river meanders and backwaters.
  • Fish are usually found along the drop offs where the old river ran through the valley.

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