Definition of inundation in English:


Line breaks: in¦un|da¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌɪnʌnˈdeɪʃn


  • 2Flooding: the annual inundation of the Nile [mass noun]: areas were at risk of inundation
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    • A former church, which stood on the same site, was washed down by an inundation in 1271.
    • He was appealed to at times of famine caused by low inundation of the Nile.
    • Building over the floodplain will cause increased inundation lower down.

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