River Severn

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Noun1.River Severn - a river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol ChannelRiver Severn - a river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol Channel; the longest river in Great Britain
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Cambria, Cymru, Wales - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
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The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.
Dave Butterton and Ben Rogers were riding the Severn Bore near Gloucester when they heard a "strange noise" and saw it grounded on a sandbank.
THE surf was strong for these three "stormtroopers" as they surfed the Severn Bore.
At the riverside Severn Bore pub, landlord Mark Fox had already taken up his carpet and stacked the bar's sofas to prevent flood damage.
Several homes were flooded on Friday when the Severn burst its banks owing to a combination of high tides and the Severn Bore.
The shape of the Severn gives rise to the Severn Bore, a mini tidal wave that sweeps up the Severn to Gloucester.
Renee, who hails from Penarth, spends time with farmer Gareth Wyn Jones in Snowdonia, helping out with the birth of spring lambs, learns the secrets of foraging for fresh seafood in Gower, and joins a host of other surfers dodging flotsam and jetsam to enjoy the thrill of riding the Severn bore.
Turner on target with Bore Bill Turner's team has dipped from a peak of 50 to 25 despite his proven record of conjuring wins from cheaply bought juveniles and he underlined his skill in that department once again when Severn Bore followed up his Redcar win in the 5f seller.
DAMMING the Severn Estuary to harness its tidal power would have a devastating impact on life in the area, from wildlife to cultural events like surfing the Severn bore, conservationists warned.
The call comes after surfers caught the highest Severn bore surge wave of the year on Tuesday, which was expected to crest at more than 5.
We were witnessing a rare phenomenon, the Wye Bore, little brother of the Severn Bore.
This would have some detrimental effects on wildfowl and the famous Severn Bore, but sea level rise will anyway necessitate barrages are built on most estuaries (including the Tyne) to protect cities from flooding, so the extra cost of incorporating tidal power technologies would really be marginal.

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