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Noun Concept
Categories: Water streams, Articles with short description, Drainage basins, Geomorphology, Fluvial landforms
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river basin  basin  watershed  drainage basin  catchment area
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The entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet WordNet 3.0
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geomorphology
river
hydrology
ecology
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The entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A drainage basin is an area of land where all flowing surface water converges to a single point, such as a river mouth, or flows into another body of water, such as a lake or ocean. Wikipedia
A topographic region in which all water drains to a common area Wikipedia Disambiguation
Area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water Wikidata
An area from which surface runoff is carried away by a single drainage system. OmegaWiki
A natural depression in the surface of the land often covered with water (e.g. forming a lake). OmegaWiki
An area of land where all rainwater and melting snow naturally moves to the same body of water. OmegaWiki
An area of land from which water drains into a common outlet; drainage basin. Wiktionary
An area from which water drains into a particular lake, river, etc.; the catchment area of a large river includes its tributaries. Wiktionary
A topographic region in which all water drains to a common outlet. Wiktionary
A topographic region in which all water drains to a common outlet; a watershed. Wiktionary
Topographic region in which all water drains to a common outlet. Wiktionary (translation)
An extent of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a river or series of rivers. Wiktionary
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Flood control in the Missouri basin WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet