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1. Flood plain (floodplain, flood-plain)
* Lowlands bordering a river which are subject to flooding. Flood plains are composed of sediments carried by rivers and deposited on land during flooding. * Level lowland bordering a stream onto which the stream spreads at flood stage. * Part of a river valley made of unconsolidated, river-borne sediment that is periodically flooded.

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