Definition of Tributaries

1. Noun. (plural of tributary) ¹



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Definition of Tributaries

1. tributary [n] - See also: tributary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tributaries

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tribulating
tribulation
tribulations
tribunal
tribunals
tribunary
tribunate
tribunates
tribune
tribunes
tribuneship
tribuneships
tribunician
tribunitious
tributaries (current term)
tributarily
tributariness
tributary
tributary load
tributary loads
tribute
tribute album
tribute band
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tributer
tributers
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tributyl
tributylphosphine

Literary usage of Tributaries

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1. Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society by Mississippi Historical Society, Franklin Lafayette Riley (1906)
"Large tributaries of the Missouri: 1, Yellowstone, its character and tributaries, smaller tributaries above the Platte, viz., White Earth, Little Missouri, ..."

2. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"The development of tributaries.—Thus far valleys leading immediately to the sea ... As a matter of fact most considerable valleys have numerous tributaries. ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1863)
"Letters from SAMUEL W. BAKER, ESQ., FRGS, on his Travels by the Aibara Eiver and its tributaries, in Nubia, dated September 10th, 1862. ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1889)
"... tributaries. LATEST NEWS OF STANLEY In answer to a question on this subject by Sir George Bowen, Sir FRANCIS DE ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1886)
"EXPLORATION OF THE tributaries OF THE CONGO, ETC. the pugnacious character of the Englishman would not allow him to feel much gratitude. ..."

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