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river basin

n.
The drainage basin of a river and its tributaries.
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Noun1.river basin - the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributariesriver basin - the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; "flood control in the Missouri basin"
detention basin - a storage site (such as a small reservoir) that delays the flow of water downstream
retention basin - a storage site similar to a detention basin but the water in storage is permanently obstructed from flowing downstream
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