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at or towards a place that is further along a river as it flows in the direction of the sea
in the direction that a river or stream is flowing
in a position further along a river or stream as it flows in the direction of the sea
moving along a river in the opposite direction that the water is flowing, or at a point along it in this direction
in the opposite direction to the way a river flows
in the opposite direction to the way a river or stream flows
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a large silver cup or similar object given as a prize to the winner of a competition, especially...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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