downriver

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adverb or adjective down·riv·er \ˈdau̇n-ˈri-vər\

Definition of downriver

  1. :  toward or at a point nearer the mouth of a river

1760

First Known Use of downriver

1760


DOWNRIVER Defined for English Language Learners

downriver

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adverb or adjective down·riv·er \ˈdau̇n-ˈri-vər\

Definition of downriver for English Language Learners

  • : in the direction in which a river flows

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