noun flood·plain \ˈfləd-ˌplān\

: an area of low, flat land along a stream or river that may flood

: an area of land built up from soil left by floods

Full Definition of FLOODPLAIN

:  level land that may be submerged by floodwaters
:  a plain built up by stream deposition

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FLOODPLAIN Defined for Kids


noun flood·plain \ˈfləd-ˌplān\

Definition of FLOODPLAIN for Kids

:  low flat land along a stream that is flooded when the stream overflows


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