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English noun: river

1. river (object) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)


SamplesThe river was navigable for 50 miles.


Broader (hypernym)stream, watercourse


Instance hyponymAar, Aare, Aare River, Acheron, Adige, Aire, Aire River, Alabama, Alabama River, Allegheny, Allegheny River, Amazon, Amazon River, Amur, Amur River, Angara, Angara River, Apalachicola, Apalachicola River, Araguaia, Araguaia River, Araguaya, Araguaya River, Aras, Arauca, Araxes, Argun, Argun River, Arkansas, Arkansas River, Arno, Arno River, Avon, Avon, Big Sioux River, Bighorn, Bighorn River, Brahmaputra, Brahmaputra River, Brazos, Brazos River, Caloosahatchee, Caloosahatchee River, Cam, Cam River, Canadian, Canadian River, Canton River, Cape Fear River, Chang, Chang Jiang, Changjiang, Chao Phraya, Chari, Chari River, Charles, Charles River, Chattahoochee, Chattahoochee River, Chu Kiang, Cimarron, Cimarron River, Clinch River, Clyde, Cocytus, Colorado, Colorado, Colorado River, Colorado River, Columbia, Columbia River, Congo, Congo River, Connecticut, Connecticut River, Coosa, Coosa River, Crocodile River, Cumberland, Cumberland River, Danau, Danube, Danube River, Darling, Darling River, Delaware, Delaware River, Demerara, Detroit River, Dnieper, Dnieper River, Don, Don River, Ebro, Ebro River, Elbe, Elbe River, Elizabeth River, Ergun He, Euphrates, Euphrates River, Flint, Flint River, Forth, Forth River, Fox River, Gan Jiang, Ganges, Ganges River, Garonne, Garonne River, Gila, Gila River, Grand River, Green, Green River, Heilong, Heilong Jiang, Housatonic, Housatonic River, Huang He, Hudson, Hudson River, Hwang Ho, IJssel, IJssel river, Illinois River, Indigirka, Indigirka River, Indus, Indus River, Irrawaddy, Irrawaddy River, Irtish, Irtish River, Irtysh, Irtysh River, Isere, Isere River, James, James, James River, James River, Jordan, Jordan River, Kan River, Kanawha, Kanawha River, Kansas, Kansas River, Kasai, Kasai River, Kaw River, Kissimmee, Kissimmee River, Klamath, Klamath River, Kura, Kura River, Lehigh River, Lena, Lena River, Lethe, Limpopo, Little Bighorn, Little Bighorn River, Little Horn, Little Missouri, Little Missouri River, Little Sioux River, Little Wabash, Little Wabash River, Loire, Loire River, Lower Tunguska, Mackenzie, Mackenzie River, Madeira, Madeira River, Magdalena, Magdalena River, Mekong, Mekong River, Merrimack, Merrimack River, Meuse, Meuse River, Milk, Milk River, Mississippi, Mississippi River, Missouri, Missouri River, Mobile, Mobile River, Mohawk River, Monongahela, Monongahela River, Moreau River, Murray, Murray River, Murrumbidgee, Murrumbidgee River, Namoi, Namoi River, Nan, Nan River, Neckar, Neckar River, Neosho, Neosho River, Neva, Neva River, New River, Niagara, Niagara River, Niger, Niger River, Nile, Nile River, Niobrara, Niobrara River, North Platte, North Platte River, Ob, Ob River, Oder, Oder River, Ohio, Ohio River, Orange, Orange River, Orinoco, Orinoco River, Osage, Osage River, Ottawa, Ottawa river, Ouachita, Ouachita River, Ouse, Ouse River, Outaouais, Parana, Parana River, Parnahiba, Parnaiba, Pearl River, Pearl River, Pecos, Pecos River, Pee Dee, Pee Dee River, Penobscot, Penobscot River, Ping, Ping River, Platte, Platte River, Po, Po River, Potomac, Potomac River, Purus, Purus River, Rappahannock, Rappahannock River, Red, Red River, Republican, Republican River, Rhein, Rhine, Rhine River, Rhone, Rhone River, Rio Bravo, Rio Grande, River Acheron, River Adige, River Aire, River Arno, River Avon, River Avon, River Cam, River Cocytus, River Kasai, River Lethe, River Severn, River Styx, River Thames, River Trent, River Tyne, Ruhr, Ruhr River, Russian River, Saale, Saale River, Sabine, Sabine River, Sacramento River, Saint Francis, Saint Francis River, Saint John, Saint John River, Saint Johns, Saint Johns River, Saint Lawrence, Saint Lawrence River, Salmon, Salmon River, Sambre, Sambre River, San Joaquin River, Sao Francisco, Saone, Saone River, Savannah, Savannah River, Scheldt, Scheldt River, Seine, Seine River, Severn, Severn, Severn River, Severn River, Seyhan, Seyhan River, Shari, Shari River, Shenandoah River, Snake, Snake River, South Platte, South Platte River, St. Francis, St. Francis River, St. John, St. John River, St. Johns, St. Johns River, St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence River, Stony Tunguska, Styx, Sun River, Surinam River, Suriname River, Susquehanna, Susquehanna River, Tagus, Tagus River, Tallapoosa, Tallapoosa River, Tennessee, Tennessee River, Tevere, Thames, Thames River, Tiber, Tigris, Tigris River, Tocantins, Tocantins River, Tombigbee, Tombigbee River, Trent, Trent River, Trinity River, Tunguska, Tunguska, Tunguska, Tyne, Tyne River, Upper Avon, Upper Avon River, Upper Tunguska, Uruguay River, Vetluga, Vetluga River, Vistula, Vistula River, Volga, Volga River, Volkhov, Volkhov River, Volta, Wabash, Wabash River, Weser, Weser River, White, White River, Willamette, Willamette River, Wisconsin, Wisconsin River, Yalu, Yalu River, Yangtze, Yangtze Kiang, Yangtze River, Yazoo, Yazoo River, Yellow River, Yellowstone, Yellowstone River, Yenisei, Yenisei River, Yenisey, Yenisey River, Yukon, Yukon River, Zaire River, Zambezi, Zambezi River, Zhu Jiang


Part holonymestuary, falls, rapid, waterfall


Part meronymwater system


Domain category membersbend, body of water, channel, confluence, curve, frontage, meeting, rejuvenate, shore, water









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