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  1. tributary

    • IPA[ˈtribyəˌterē]

    美式

    • n.
      a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake;a person or state that pays tribute to another state or ruler
    • noun: tributary, plural noun: tributaries

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake the Illinois River, a tributary of the Mississippi
    • 2. historical a person or state that pays tribute to another state or ruler tributaries of the Ottoman Empire