Definition of incised meander in US English:

incised meander


  • A river meander which has been cut abnormally deeply into the landscape because uplift of the land has led to renewed downward erosion by the river.

    • ‘There are several incised meanders along the middle course of the River Wye, near Chepstow, Gwent.’
    • ‘The meandering pattern will remain as a deep valley known as an incised meander.’