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delta
as in:  river delta


We explored the Mississippi River delta.
  a typically triangular area with sand or soil where a river divides before entering a larger body of water
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  • We explored the Mississippi River delta.
  • ...his vast plantation in the Mekong delta.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
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Associated words [difficulty]:   delta [3]
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