Definition of anabranch in English:
A stream that leaves a river and re-enters it further along its course.
- After lunch he decided to go for a swim in an area of an anabranch of the Murray River known as Bullanginya Lagoon and part of which was known as the Barooga swimming hole.
- So it just breaks out into these incredible anabranches, that then link up further down the river, form to join a network and then feed into these big lakes that may be 30 kilometres long.
- In one of my first major initiatives as Minister for Natural Resources, I announced a major pipeline project to help restore natural flows and provide secure water access to landholders who rely on the Darling River Anabranch.
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