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American English: /ˈrɪvər/
British English: /ˈrɪvə/

Translation of river in Spanish:


  • the Hudson River
    el río Hudson
    the River Thames by the/a river
    a la orilla del/de un río
    up/down river
    río arriba/abajo
    rivers of blood/lava [literary]
    ríos de sangre/lava [literary]
    to sell somebody down the river
    traicionar a alguien
    (before noun) (traffic/port)
    del río
    de río or de agua dulce
    Example sentences
    • Global warming could devastate lakes, streams, rivers and wetlands throughout the United States.
    • In river valleys, water that seeps from canals and fields provides groundwater that can be pumped for various purposes or the water may return to rivers through streams or creeks.
    • Water can be obtained from streams, rivers, lakes, or underground aquifers, which are used to supply private wells and public drinking water.

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