river's mouth


: the place where the river enters the ocean

Examples of river's mouth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Mississippi River Delta is formed by the accumulation of sediment at the river's mouth. Discover Magazine, 20 Nov. 2019 On Tuesday, the Melbourne, Florida weather service office warned water levels along the St. Johns River – more than 100 miles south of the river's mouth in Jacksonville – were being driven higher by the high ocean tides. Dinah Voyles Pulver, USA TODAY, 12 Apr. 2023

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“River's mouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/river%27s%20mouth. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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