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delta
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The Fountainhead
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  • He looked untouched by the lights, the haystacks of Easter lilies, the sounds of a string orchestra, the river of people flowing on and breaking into a delta when it reached the champagne; untouched by these guests who had come here driven by boredom, by an envious hatred, a reluctant submission to an invitation bearing his dangerous name, a scandal-hungry curiosity.

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as in: river delta Define
a typically triangular area with sand or soil where a river divides before entering a larger body of water
as in: delta wing aircraft Define
the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet; or an object shaped like its capital form (like an equilateral triangle)
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