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Word: delta

Definition: flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river


Sentences Containing 'delta'

The town of Delta used to be three miles below Vicksburg: a recent cutoff has radically changed the position, and Delta is now TWO MILES ABOVE Vicksburg.
It is a change which threw Vicksburg's neighbor, Delta, Louisiana, out into the country and ended its career as a river town.
I showed my performance to some pilots, and they eagerly rushed it into print in the`New Orleans True Delta.'
His firm lips met like the lips of a vice; the Delta of his forehead's veins swelled like overladen brooks; in his very sleep, his ringing cry ran through the vaulted hull, "Stern all!

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