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Rivers, streams and springs

artesian well

noun

a place where natural pressure under the ground forces water to the earth’s surface

beck

noun

a small stream

brook

noun

a small river

burn

noun

a small stream, especially in Scotland

canal

noun

an artificial river

creek

noun

a narrow stream

feeder

noun

a small stream that flows into a larger river

geyser

noun

hot water and steam that shoot up out of the earth

hot spring

noun

a place where hot water comes up out of the ground and forms a pool that people can relax in

river

noun

a large area of water that flows towards the sea

seaway

noun

a river or canal that is wide enough and deep enough for ships from the sea to travel along

spring

noun

water that flows up from under the ground and forms a small stream or pool

stream

noun

a small narrow river

tributary

noun

a small river that flows into a larger river

watercourse

noun

a river, canal, or stream

waterway

noun

a river or canal that boats use for travelling from one place to another

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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