flooding

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common cypress of southeastern United States having trunk expanded at base; found in coastal swamps and flooding river bottoms bald cypress , pond bald cypress , southern cypress , swamp cypress , Taxodium distichum
flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer debacle
low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding flood plain , floodplain
act of flooding; filling to overflowing flood , flowage
body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area flowage
buildup to prevent flooding levee
river embankment to prevent flooding levee
sink by flooding with water swamp
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