What does alluvial soil mean?

alluvial soil meaning in General Dictionary

a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by-water moving over flood plains or in lake beds


Sentence Examples with the word alluvial soil

The Tehama is, however, by no means all desert, the mountain torrents where they debouch into the plain have formed considerable tracts of alluvial soil of the highest degree of fertility producing in that warm equable climate two and even three crops in the year.

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