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  ( rivers    plural  ) A river is a large amount of fresh water flowing continuously in a long line across the land.      n-count   oft in names before n  
...a chemical works on the banks of the river., ...boating on the River Danube.     

down-river      , downriver  
Something that is moving down-river is moving towards the mouth of a river, from a point further up the river. Something that is down-river is towards the mouth of a river.      adv   ADV after v, be ADV, n ADV, oft ADV from n     (Antonym: up-river)    By 09.30 we had cast off and were heading down-river., ...a big tourist hotel a few hundred yards down-river..., Cologne is not so very far down-river from Mainz.     
      Down-river is also an adjective., adj   ADJ n     (Antonym: up-river)    ...downriver factories dispensing billows of smoke.     
river bank        ( river banks    plural  ) , riverbank   A river bank is the land along the edge of a river.      n-count  
river basin        ( river basins    plural  ) A river basin is the area of land from which all the water flows into a particular river.      n-count  
river bed        ( river beds    plural  ) , riverbed   A river bed is the ground which a river flows over.      n-count  
up-river      , upriver  
Something that is moving up-river is moving towards the source of a river, from a point down the river. Something that is up-river is towards the source of a river.      adv   ADV after v, be ADV, oft ADV of/from n     (Antonym: down-river)    Heavy goods could be brought up-river in barges..., He has a house down there but it's miles up river..., The vineyards of Anjou extend from west of Angers to up-river of Saumur., ...La Reole, up-river from St-Macaire.     
      Up-river is also an adjective., adj   ADJ n  
...an upriver trip in Central Africa.     
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a river in western France, an indirect tributary of la Loire.
Le Loir river begins in the Eure-et-Loir département.
excessive fluid from the mouth - combination of 'to slobber' and 'to salivate'
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