drainage system

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drainage system

Rivers, streams, and other inland water features.
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Noun1.drainage system - a system of watercourses or drains for carrying off excess water
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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The 2,000 to 3,000 slaves who worked on the southern river system tended to be concentrated in the deep south, worked on deck positions and found their on-land mobility severely restricted.