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The area between the banks of a river ordinarily covered by water.
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(ˈrɪv ərˌbɛd)

the channel in which a river flows or formerly flowed.
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Noun1.riverbed - a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a riverriverbed - a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a river
bed, bottom - a depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed"
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[ˈrɪvəbed] Nlecho m (del río)
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[ˈrɪvəˌbɛd] nletto del fiume
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