Definition of 'tributary'
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They'd reached one of the rustic bridges over an opaque emerald Isis tributary. TICKLED PINK (2002)`I believe that at one time this was a tributary of the Muddy River. THE SECRET OF THE FORGOTTEN CITY (2002)The camp was beside the grey shingle bed of a tributary stream. HIGH STAND (2002)
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Used Occasionally. tributary is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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