Tributaries

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Tributaries Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Tributaries Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A tributary of a river is another river that flows into it. If one river flows into a second river, then the first river is a tributary of the second river. A tributary is a body of water that flows into another body of water.

The opposite of a tributary is a distributary, a river that branches off from the main flow of water.



Tributaries Sample Sentences in News


  • District Fishing Report: 2.13.15
    Lake Erie and tributaries (Erie County): Few steelhead anglers chopped through iced-over streams or searched for open pools on the tributaries. On Presque Isle Bay, 12-inches of solid ice and good catches of panfish and perch were reported by anglers. One fisherman reported keeping 35 of 120 yellow perch pulled through the ice. Tipped jigs were hot. Successful an Read more on this news related to 'Tributaries'
  • District Fishing Report: 2.6.15
    Lake Erie and tributaries (Erie County): Anglers reported good fishing through solid ice on Presque Isle Bay. Reel Obsession charter captain Burt Campbell of Penn Hills and a friend iced 60 perch in three hours — 40 of them keepers — on minnows, meal worms or maggot-tipped jigs in 15-20 foot waters. Nice size panfish and some steelhead were taken at the head Read more on this news related to 'Tributaries'
  • District Fishing Report: 2.27.15
    Lake Erie and tributaries (Erie County): Subzero temperatures cut into angling pressure on Presque Isle Bay. Those who fished reported a weak bite. A few hardcore steelhead anglers tried open creek mouths with limited success. The state Fish and Boat Commission reports several brown trout were taken at the Upper Gravel Pit. Read more on this news related to 'Tributaries'

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