The village sits along a narrowing vein of the Rio Negro, a tributary of the mighty Amazon.
But I had to find my way into another passion, and with the art, it was a river flowing into a tributary.
It is subject to a great King and tributary to no one else in the world.
They had a tributary of the Wyth River to pass on the way to Mattha's house.
The Mississippi, the Ohio, the Missouri and their tributary streams have been wonderfully benefited by it.
As a result of this the emperor held all Sicily subject and tributary to himself.
Such a pocket-book never comes to you, O enviable Lotharios, save as tributary keepsakes from the charmers who adore you!
And all the fretted activity of the earth was tributary to his purpose.
The Svre Niortaise and its tributary the Mignon furnish 19 m. of navigable waterway.
About fifty steamboats are in commission on the Magdalena and its tributary, the Cauca.
late 14c., "paying tribute," from Latin tributarius "liable to tax or tribute," from tributum (see tribute). The noun sense of "one who pays tribute" is recorded from early 15c. Meaning "stream that flows into a larger body" is from 1822, from the adjective, which is recorded from 1610s in this sense.