Meaning of alluvion

al•lu•vi•on

Pronunciation: (u-l'vē-un), [key]
— n.
  1. a gradual increase of land on a shore or a river bank by the action of water, whether from natural or artificial causes.
  2. overflow; flood.
  3. alluvium.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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