HyperDic: river

English > 1 sense of the word river:
NOUNobjectrivera large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
river > pronunciation
Soundsrih'ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > river: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek).
Example"the river was navigable for 50 miles"
Category ofbend, curvecurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
body of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
channelA deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger / larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels
confluence, meetingA place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
frontageThe extent of land abutting on a street or water
rejuvenateCause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land
shoreThe land along the edge of a body of water
InstancesAare, Aar, Aare RiverA river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine
Acheron, River Acheron(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon
Adige, River AdigeA river in northern Italy that flows southeast into the Adriatic Sea
Aire, River Aire, Aire RiverA river in northern England that flows southeast through West Yorkshire
Alabama, Alabama RiverA river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Montgomery
Allegheny, Allegheny RiverA river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River
Amazon, Amazon RiverA major South American river
Amur, Amur River, Heilong Jiang, HeilongAn Asian river between China and Russia
Angara, Angara River, Tunguska, Upper TunguskaA river in southeastern Siberia that flows northwest from Lake Baikal to become a tributary of the Yenisei River
Apalachicola, Apalachicola RiverA river in northwestern Florida formed by the confluence of the Chattahoochee River and the Flint River at the Florida border
Araguaia, Araguaia River, Araguaya, Araguaya RiverA river in central Brazil that flows generally northward (with many falls) to join the Tocantins River
Aras, AraxesA river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea
AraucaA river that rises in northern Colombia and flows generally eastward to the Orinoco in central Venezuela
Argun, Argun River, Ergun HeA river in eastern Asia that arises in China and flows northeast along the border between China and Russia to become a tributary of the Amur River
Arkansas, Arkansas RiverA river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
Arno, Arno River, River ArnoA river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea
Avon, River Avon, Upper Avon, Upper Avon RiverA river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the Severn
Avon, River AvonA river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn
Big Sioux RiverA river that rises in northeastern South Dakota and flows southward to join the Missouri River at Sioux City, Iowa
Bighorn, Bighorn RiverA river that flows from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in southern Montana
Brahmaputra, Brahmaputra RiverAn Asian river
Brazos, Brazos RiverA river that rises in Mexico and flows across Texas into the Gulf of Mexico
Caloosahatchee, Caloosahatchee RiverA river in southern Florida that flows westerly to the Gulf of Mexico
Cam, River Cam, Cam RiverA river in east central England that flows past Cambridge to join the Ouse River
Canadian, Canadian RiverA river rising in northeastern New Mexico and flowing eastward across the Texas panhandle to become a tributary of the Arkansas River in Oklahoma
Cape Fear RiverA river in North Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Fear
Chang Jiang, Changjiang, Chang, Yangtze, Yangtze River, Yangtze KiangThe longest river of Asia
Chao PhrayaA river in Thailand formed by the confluence of the Nan and Ping Rivers
Charles, Charles RiverA river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston
Chattahoochee, Chattahoochee RiverA river rising in northern Georgia and flowing southwest and south to join the Flint River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
Cimarron, Cimarron RiverA river that rises in northeastern New Mexico and flows eastward into Oklahoma where it becomes a tributary of the Arkansas River
Clinch RiverA river that rises in southwestern Virginia and flows generally southwestward across eastern Tennessee to the Tennessee River
ClydeA river in western Scotland that flows from the southern uplands into the Firth of Clyde
Cocytus, River Cocytus(Greek mythology) a river in Hades that was said to be a tributary of the Acheron
Colorado, Colorado RiverAn important river in the southwestern United States
Colorado, Colorado RiverA river in Texas
Columbia, Columbia RiverA North American river
Congo, Congo River, Zaire RiverA major African river (one of the world's longest)
Connecticut, Connecticut RiverA river in the northeastern United States
Coosa, Coosa Riverriver that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
Cumberland, Cumberland RiverA river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky
Danube, Danube River, DanauThe 2nd longest European river (after the Volga)
Darling, Darling RiverAn Australian river
Delaware, Delaware RiverA river that rises in the Catskills in southeastern New York and flows southward along the border of Pennsylvania with New York and New Jersey to northern Delaware where it empties into Delaware Bay
DemeraraA river in northern Guyana that flows northward into the Atlantic
Detroit RiverA short river flowing from Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie along the border between the United States and Canada
Dnieper, Dnieper RiverA river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea
Don, Don RiverA European river in southwestern Russia
Ebro, Ebro RiverA river in northeastern Spain
Elbe, Elbe RiverA river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea
Elizabeth RiverA short river in southeastern Virginia flowing between Norfolk and Portsmouth into Hampton Roads
Euphrates, Euphrates RiverA river in southwestern Asia
Flint, Flint RiverA river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
Forth, Forth RiverA river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
Fox RiverA river in Wisconsin that flows into Lake Michigan
Gan Jiang, Kan RiverA river in southeastern China that flows generally north into the Chang Jiang to the north of Nanchang
Ganges, Ganges RiverAn Asian river
Garonne, Garonne RiverA river that rises in the Pyrenees and flows northwest to the Bay of Biscay
Gila, Gila RiverA river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River
Grand RiverA river in southern Michigan that flows northwest to empty into Lake Michigan
Green, Green RiverA river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
Housatonic, Housatonic RiverA river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island Sound
Huang He, Hwang Ho, Yellow RiverA major river of Asia in northern China
Hudson, Hudson RiverA New York river
IJssel, IJssel riverA river in the central Netherlands flowing north to the IJsselmeer
Illinois RiverA river in Illinois that flows southwest to the Mississippi River
Indigirka, Indigirka RiverA river in far eastern Siberia that flows generally northward to the Arctic Ocean
Indus, Indus RiverAn Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea
Irrawaddy, Irrawaddy RiverThe main river of Myanmar rising in the north and flowing south through the length of Burma to empty into the Andaman Sea
Irtish, Irtish River, Irtysh, Irtysh RiverAn Asian river that rises in the Altai Mountains in northern China and flows generally northwest to become a tributary of the Ob River
Isere, Isere RiverA river in southeastern France
James, James RiverA river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri
James, James RiverA river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads
Jordan, Jordan RiverA river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea
Kanawha, Kanawha RiverA tributary of the Ohio River in West Virginia
Kansas, Kansas River, Kaw RiverA river in northeastern Kansas
Kasai, Kasai River, River KasaiA river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo
Kissimmee, Kissimmee RiverA river of central Florida that flows southward to Lake Okeechobee
Klamath, Klamath RiverA river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific Ocean
Kura, Kura RiverA river in western Asia
Lehigh RiverA river in eastern Pennsylvania that flows southeast into the Delaware River
Lena, Lena RiverA Russian river in Siberia
Lethe, River Lethe(Greek mythology) a river in Hades
Limpopo, Crocodile RiverAn African river
Little Bighorn, Little Bighorn River, Little HornA river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana
Little Missouri, Little Missouri RiverA river that rises in northeastern Wyoming and flows through Montana and South Dakota to join the Missouri River in North Dakota
Little Sioux RiverA river that rises in southwestern Minnesota and flows southwestward to the Missouri River in western Iowa
Little Wabash, Little Wabash RiverA river in eastern Illinois that flows southeastward to the Wabash River
Loire, Loire RiverThe longest French river
Mackenzie, Mackenzie RiverA Canadian river
Madeira, Madeira RiverA Brazilian river
Magdalena, Magdalena RiverA river that rises in the Andes mountains in southwestern Colombia and flows generally northward to empty into the Caribbean Sea at Barranquilla
Mekong, Mekong RiverAn Asian river
Merrimack, Merrimack RiverA river that rises in south central New Hampshire and flows through Concord and Manchester into Massachusetts and empties into the Atlantic Ocean
Meuse, Meuse RiverA European river
Milk, Milk RiverA river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
Mississippi, Mississippi RiverA major North American river and the chief river of the United States
Missouri, Missouri RiverThe longest river in the United States
Mobile, Mobile RiverA river in southwestern Alabama
Mohawk RiverA river of central New York that flows southeastward to the Hudson River
Monongahela, Monongahela RiverA river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River
Moreau RiverA river that rises in western South Dakota and flows eastward to the Missouri River
Murray, Murray RiverA southeast Australian river
Murrumbidgee, Murrumbidgee RiverA river of southeastern Australia
Namoi, Namoi RiverA river in southeastern Australia that flows generally northwest to join the Darling River
Nan, Nan RiverA river of western Thailand flowing southward to join the Ping River to form the Chao Phraya
Neckar, Neckar RiverA river in Germany
Neosho, Neosho RiverA river that rises in eastern Kansas and flows eastward into Oklahoma to become a tributary of the Arkansas River
Neva, Neva RiverA river in northwestern Russia flowing generally west into the Gulf of Finland
New RiverA river in the southeastern United States that flows northward from North Carolina to West Virginia where it empties into the Kanawha River
Niagara, Niagara RiverA river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario
Niger, Niger RiverAn African river
Nile, Nile RiverThe world's longest river (4150 miles)
Niobrara, Niobrara RiverA tributary of the Missouri River
North Platte, North Platte RiverA river that rises in northern Colorado and flows northward into Wyoming and then eastward and southeastward through Nebraska where it joins the South Platte to form the Platte River
Ob, Ob RiverA major river of western Siberia
Oder, Oder RiverA European river
Ohio, Ohio RiverA river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
Orange, Orange RiverA river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean
Orinoco, Orinoco RiverA South American river 1,500 miles long
Osage, Osage RiverA river in Missouri that is a tributary of the Missouri River
Ouachita, Ouachita RiverA river that rises in western Arkansas and flows southeast into eastern Louisiana to become a tributary of the Red River
Ouse, Ouse RiverA river in northeastern England that flows generally southeastward to join the Trent River and form the Humber
Outaouais, Ottawa, Ottawa riverA river in southeastern Canada that flows along the boundary between Quebec and Ontario to the Saint Lawrence River near Montreal
Parana, Parana RiverA South American river
Parnaiba, ParnahibaA river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean
Pearl RiverA river in Mississippi that flows southward to the Gulf of Mexico
Pecos, Pecos RiverA tributary of the Rio Grande that flows southeastward from New Mexico through western Texas
Pee Dee, Pee Dee RiverA river that flows through central North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina to the Atlantic Ocean
Penobscot, Penobscot RiverA river in central Maine flowing into Penobscot Bay
Ping, Ping RiverA river in western Thailand
Platte, Platte RiverA river in Nebraska that flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
Po, Po RiverA European river
Potomac, Potomac RiverA river in the east central United States
Purus, Purus RiverA Brazilian river
Rappahannock, Rappahannock RiverA river that flows across eastern Virginia into the Tidewater region
Red, Red RiverA tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
Republican, Republican RiverA tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas
Rhine, Rhine River, RheinA major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world
Rhone, Rhone RiverA major French river
Rio Grande, Rio BravoA North American river
Ruhr, Ruhr RiverA tributary of the Rhine
Russian RiverA river in northern California
Saale, Saale RiverA river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River
Sabine, Sabine RiverA river in eastern Texas that flows south into the Gulf of Mexico
Sacramento RiverA river in northern California rising near Mount Shasta and flowing south to the San Francisco Bay
Saint Francis, Saint Francis River, St. Francis, St. Francis RiverA tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas
Saint John, Saint John River, St. John, St. John RiverA river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
Saint Johns, Saint Johns River, St. Johns, St. Johns RiverA river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean
Saint Lawrence, Saint Lawrence River, St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence RiverA North American river
Salmon, Salmon RiverA tributary of the Snake River in Idaho
Sambre, Sambre RiverA river in western Europe that rises in northern France and flows generally east into Belgium where it joins the Meuse at Namur
San Joaquin RiverA river in central California that rises in the Sierra Nevada and flows northwest to form a large delta with the Sacramento River
Sao FranciscoA river in eastern Brazil flowing into the Atlantic Ocean
Saone, Saone RiverA river in eastern France
Savannah, Savannah RiverA river in South Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic
Scheldt, Scheldt RiverA river that rises in France and flows northeast across Belgium and empties into the North Sea
Seine, Seine RiverA French river that flows through the heart of Paris and then northward into the English Channel
Severn, River Severn, Severn RiverA river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol Channel
Severn, Severn RiverA river in Ontario that flows northeast into Hudson Bay
Seyhan, Seyhan RiverA Turkish river flowing south southwest into the Mediterranean
Shari, Shari River, Chari, Chari RiverAn African river that flows northwest into Lake Chad
Shenandoah RiverA river of northern Virginia that empties into the Potomac at Harpers Ferry
Snake, Snake RiverA tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward
South Platte, South Platte RiverA tributary of the Platte River
Styx, River Styx(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
Sun RiverA river in western Montana that flows south and east to join the Missouri River
Suriname River, Surinam RiverA river in Suriname that flows northward to the Atlantic
Susquehanna, Susquehanna RiverA river in the northeastern United States that rises in New York and flows southward through Pennsylvania and Maryland into Chesapeake Bay
Tagus, Tagus RiverA European river
Tallapoosa, Tallapoosa Riverriver that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through central Alabama to join the Coosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
Tennessee, Tennessee RiverA river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville
Thames, River Thames, Thames RiverThe longest river in England
Tiber, TevereA river of central Italy
Tigris, Tigris RiverAn Asian river
Tocantins, Tocantins RiverA river in eastern Brazil that flows generally north to the Para River
Tombigbee, Tombigbee RiverA river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River
Trent, River Trent, Trent RiverA river in central England that flows generally northeastward to join with the Ouse River and form the Humber
Trinity RiverA river in eastern Texas that is formed near Dallas and flows generally southeastward to Galveston Bay
Tunguska, Lower TunguskaA river that arises to the north of Lake Baikal and flows north and west to the Yenisei River
Tunguska, Stony TunguskaA river in Siberia that flows northwest to become a tributary of the Yenisei River
Tyne, River Tyne, Tyne RiverA river in northern England that flows east to the North Sea
Uruguay RiverA South American river that arises in southern Brazil and flows south to the Rio de la Plata
Vetluga, Vetluga RiverA river in central Russia
Vistula, Vistula RiverA European river
Volga, Volga RiverA Russian river
Volkhov, Volkhov RiverA river in northwestern Russia flowing generally north into Lake Ladoga
VoltaA river in Ghana that flows south to the Bight of Benin
Wabash, Wabash RiverA tributary of the Ohio River that rises in western Ohio and flows southwestward across Indiana
Weser, Weser RiverA river in northwestern Germany that flows northward to the North Sea near Bremerhaven
White, White RiverA tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
Willamette, Willamette RiverA river in western Oregon that flows north into the Columbia River near Portland
Wisconsin, Wisconsin RiverA tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
Yalu, Yalu Riverriver in eastern Asia
Yazoo, Yazoo RiverA river that rises in west central Mississippi and flows southwest to empty into the Mississippi River above Vicksburg
Yellowstone, Yellowstone RiverA tributary of the Missouri River that flows through the Yellowstone National Park
Yenisei, Yenisei River, Yenisey, Yenisey RiverA Russian river in Siberia
Yukon, Yukon RiverA North American river that flows westward from the Yukon Territory through central Alaska to the Bering Sea
Zambezi, Zambezi RiverAn African river
Zhu Jiang, Canton River, Chu Kiang, Pearl RiverA river in southeast China that flows into the South China Sea
Part ofwater systemA river and all of its tributaries
PartsestuaryThe wide part of a river where it nears the sea
rapidA part of a river where the current is very fast
waterfall, fallsA steep descent of the water of a river
Broaderstream, watercourseA natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
Spanishrío, ríos
Catalanriu
Adjectivesfluvialof or relating to or happening / happening in a river

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict