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A stream that leaves a river and re-enters it further along its course.
brook, rivulet, rill, runnel, streamlet, freshetView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘It is bounded by the Lindsay River anabranch and is home to a significant array of plants and animals and has a long history of human occupation.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘As for the fishing, the Tumut River murmurs not more than 100 metres from your door, and the lodge has access to a Tumut River anabranch named Nimbo Creek.’
Mid 19th century: from ana(stomosing) (present participle of anastomose)+ branch.
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