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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    relating to people or things that are associated with, inhabiting, or situated on the bank of a riverSubmitted by Raghu Char from Australia on 25/11/2011
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a legal term denoting or relating to the legal rights of the owner of land on a river bank, such as fishing or irrigationSubmitted by Raghu Char from Australia on 25/11/2011


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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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