English version

flood plain in Geology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflood plainˈflood plain noun [countable]  SGthe large area of flat land on either side of a river that is sometimes covered with water when the river becomes too full
Examples from the Corpus
flood plainHer dammed-up intelligence overflowed like a flood plain.The little town crowns a low plateau just out of reach of the flood plain of the nearby Deerfield River.