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river/ˈrɪvɚ/noun
pluralrivers
river
/ˈrɪvɚ/
noun
pluralrivers
Learner's definition of RIVER  
[count]
: a large natural flow of water that crosses an area of land and goes into an ocean, a lake, etc.
— see color picture on this pagecompare stream
: a large flow of something— often + of

sell (someone) down the river

— see 1sell

up the river

US, old-fashioned + informal
: to prison
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