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A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases, a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of water. Small rivers can be referred to using names such as creek, brook, rivulet, and rill. There are no official definitions for the generic term river as applied to geographic features, although in some countries or communities a stream is defined by its size. Many names for small rivers are specific to geographic location; examples are "run" in some parts of the United States, "burn" in Scotland and northeast England, and "beck" in northern England. Sometimes a river is defined as being larger than a creek, but not always: the language is vague.

Rivers are part of the water cycle. Water generally collects in a river from precipitation through a drainage basin from surface runoff and other sources such as groundwater recharge, springs, and the release of stored water in natural ice and snowpacks.
Rivers are often considered major features within a landscape; however, they actually only cover around 0.1% of the land on Earth. They are made more obvious and significant to humans since many human cities and civilizations are built around the freshwater supplied by rivers and streams. Most of the major cities of the world are situated on the banks of rivers, as they are, or were, used as a source of water, for obtaining food, for transport, as borders, as a defensive measure, as a source of hydropower to drive machinery, for bathing, and as a means of disposing of waste. In the pre-industrial era, larger rivers were a major obstruction to the movement of people, goods, and armies across them. Towns often developed at the few locations they could be crossed. Many major cities such as London are located at the lowest point at which a river could be bridged.Potamology is the scientific study of rivers, while limnology is the study of inland waters in general.


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River

River

Natural unit

  • Desc: A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases, a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of water.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 4779.75
River Phoenix

River Phoenix

American actor

  • Desc: River Jude Phoenix was an American actor and musician. Phoenix grew up in an itinerant family, as the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix, and Summer Phoenix.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Phoenix
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 4341.22

Wind River

2017 film

  • Desc: Wind River is a 2017 neo-Western murder mystery film written and directed by Taylor Sheridan. The film stars Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen as a U.S.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_River_(film)
  • Type: Thing, CreativeWork, Movie
  • Result Score: 4327.32
Club Atlético River Plate

Club Atlético River Plate

Football team

Jenni Rivera

Jenni Rivera

American singer

River Island

River Island

Fashion company

Riverdance

Riverdance

Musical by Bill Whelan

  • Desc: Riverdance is a theatrical show that consists mainly of traditional Irish music and dance. With a score composed by Bill Whelan, it originated as an interval performance act during the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, featuring Irish dancing champions Jean Butler, Michael Flatley and the vocal ensemble Anúna.
  • URL: http://www.riverdance.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riverdance
  • Type: Book, Thing
  • Result Score: 1196.82

River

Song by Joni Mitchell

  • Desc: "River" is a song by Canadian singer songwriter Joni Mitchell, from her 1971 album Blue. Written on piano, it has become a standard for artists in many music styles, and has become popular as Christmas music.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_(Joni_Mitchell_song)
  • Type: Thing, MusicComposition
  • Result Score: 1058.69
Tory Burch LLC

Tory Burch LLC

Fashion company

  • Desc: Tory Burch LLC is an American mid-luxury fashion label based in Manhattan, New York, United States. It was founded by American designer Tory Burch in 2004. Pierre-Yves Roussel is the current CEO of the company.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tory_Burch_LLC
  • Type: Thing, Organization, Corporation
  • Result Score: 978.76
Riverside

Riverside

City in California

Loki

Television series

  • Desc: Loki is an American television series created by Michael Waldron for the streaming service Disney+, based on Marvel Comics featuring the character of the same name.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loki_(TV_series)
  • Type: Thing, TVSeries, CreativeWork
  • Result Score: 890.67

River Song

Fictional character

SV Werder Bremen

SV Werder Bremen

Professional sports club

  • Desc: Sportverein Werder Bremen von 1899 e. V., commonly known as Werder Bremen, Werder or simply Bremen, is a German professional sports club based in Bremen, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.
  • URL: http://www.werder.de/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SV_Werder_Bremen
  • Type: Thing, Organization, SportsTeam, Corporation
  • Result Score: 767.37
Riverboat

Riverboat

TV show

  • Type: Thing, TVSeries, CreativeWork
  • Result Score: 715.15

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Learning Technology

Publishing company

Nutria

Nutria

Rodents

  • Desc: The nutria, also known as the coypu, is a large, herbivorous, semiaquatic rodent. Classified for a long time as the only member of the family Myocastoridae, Myocastor is now included within Echimyidae, the family of the spiny rats.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutria
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 563.26
Amazon River

Amazon River

River in South America

  • Desc: The Amazon River in South America is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world, and the disputed longest river in the world in comparison to the Nile.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_River
  • Type: Thing, RiverBodyOfWater, Place, BodyOfWater
  • Result Score: 511.40

Ghostbusters II

1989 film

  • Desc: Ghostbusters II is a 1989 American supernatural comedy film directed and produced by Ivan Reitman, and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Ramis, Rick Moranis, Ernie Hudson, and Annie Potts. It is the sequel to the 1984 film Ghostbusters and the second film in the Ghostbusters franchise.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghostbusters_II
  • Type: Thing, CreativeWork, Movie
  • Result Score: 505.15
River Atlético Clube

River Atlético Clube

Football club

  • Desc: River Atlético Clube, commonly referred to as River, is a Brazilian professional club based in Teresina, Piauí founded on 1 March 1946. It competes in the Campeonato Piauiense, the top flight of the Piauí state football league.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Atl%C3%A9tico_Clube
  • Type: Thing, Organization, SportsTeam
  • Result Score: 480.94
Gary Ridgway

Gary Ridgway

American serial killer

  • Desc: Gary Leon Ridgway, also known as the Green River Killer, is an American serial killer. He was initially convicted of 48 separate murders.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Ridgway
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 476.25
Mekong River

Mekong River

River in Asia

  • Desc: The Mekong or Mekong River is a trans-boundary river in East Asia and Southeast Asia. It is the world's twelfth longest river and the third longest in Asia.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mekong
  • Type: Thing, RiverBodyOfWater, Place, BodyOfWater
  • Result Score: 460.38
Amazon river dolphin

Amazon river dolphin

Animal

River

Song by Bishop Briggs, Ian Scott, and Mark Jackson

  • Desc: "River" is a song by British singer-songwriter Bishop Briggs, released on 22 January 2016 through Teleport Records and Island Records. Initially, it was released on the artist's SoundCloud.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_(Bishop_Briggs_song)
  • Type: Thing, MusicComposition
  • Result Score: 431.42

Mystic River

2003 film

Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat

Food company

  • Desc: Beyond Meat is a Los Angeles–based producer of plant-based meat substitutes founded in 2009 by Ethan Brown. The company's initial products were launched in the United States in 2012.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beyond_Meat
  • Type: Thing, Organization, Corporation
  • Result Score: 398.82
Mississippi River

Mississippi River

River in the United States of America

  • Desc: The Mississippi River is the second-longest river and chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_River
  • Type: Thing, RiverBodyOfWater, Place, BodyOfWater
  • Result Score: 396.95
Nile

Nile

River in Africa

  • Desc: The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa. It flows into the Mediterranean Sea. The longest river in Africa, it has historically been considered the longest river in the world, though this has been contested by research suggesting that the Amazon River is slightly longer.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nile
  • Type: Thing, RiverBodyOfWater, Place, BodyOfWater
  • Result Score: 386.44
Riverhead

Riverhead

Town in New York State

River

Song by Ed Sheeran and Eminem

  • Desc: "River" is a song by American rapper Eminem featuring guest vocals by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. It is the fifth track from his ninth solo studio album Revival. The song was written by Mathers, Sheeran and Emile Haynie, and produced by Haynie.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_(Eminem_song)
  • Type: Thing, MusicComposition
  • Result Score: 378.31
Volga River

Volga River

River in Russia

  • Desc: The Volga is the longest river in Europe. Situated in Russia, it flows through Central Russia to Southern Russia and into the Caspian Sea. The Volga has a length of 3,531 km, and a catchment area of 1,360,000 km².
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volga
  • Type: Thing, RiverBodyOfWater, Place, BodyOfWater
  • Result Score: 373.96
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Dog breed

  • Desc: The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a medium-sized gundog bred primarily for hunting. It is often referred to as a "toller". It is the smallest of the retrievers, and is often mistaken for a small Golden Retriever. Tollers are intelligent, eager to please, alert, and energetic. The name "toller" is derived from their ability to lure waterfowl within gunshot range. The breed originated in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada. The American Kennel Club ranks the toller as the 87th most popular dog breed.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nova_Scotia_Duck_Tolling_Retriever
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 369.35
Sully

Sully

2016 film

  • Desc: Sully is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Todd Komarnicki, based on the 2009 autobiography Highest Duty by Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sully_(film)
  • Type: Thing, CreativeWork, Movie
  • Result Score: 368.92

River

British television series

  • Desc: River is a six-part British television drama series, created and written by Abi Morgan and starring Stellan Skarsgård and Nicola Walker. It premiered on BBC One on 13 October 2015 and internationally on Netflix on 18 November 2015. The series is a police procedural. Detective Inspector John River is suffering from guilt over a recent loss.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_(TV_series)
  • Type: Thing, TVSeries, CreativeWork
  • Result Score: 364.86

Salt River Project

Utilities company

  • Desc: The Salt River Project is the umbrella name for two separate entities: the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, an agency of the state of Arizona that serves as an electrical utility for the Phoenix metropolitan area, and the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association, a utility cooperative that serves as the primary water provider for much of central Arizona.
  • URL: http://www.srpnet.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salt_River_Project
  • Type: Thing, Organization, Corporation
  • Result Score: 363.40

River

Song by Tom Gregory

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 363.06
River Thames

River Thames

River in England

  • Desc: The River Thames, known alternatively in parts as the River Isis, is a river that flows through southern England, including London.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Thames
  • Type: Thing, RiverBodyOfWater, Place, TouristAttraction, BodyOfWater
  • Result Score: 362.49

A River Runs Through It

1992 film

Louisville

Louisville

City in Kentucky

Common kingfisher

Common kingfisher

Birds

  • Desc: The common kingfisher, also known as the Eurasian kingfisher and river kingfisher, is a small kingfisher with seven subspecies recognized within its wide distribution across Eurasia and North Africa.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_kingfisher
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 337.15
Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

Cable-stayed bridge in New York City, New York

  • Desc: The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City, spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Opened on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was the first fixed crossing of the East River.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklyn_Bridge
  • Type: Thing, Place, Bridge, TouristAttraction, LandmarksOrHistoricalBuildings
  • Result Score: 332.62
Bull shark

Bull shark

Sharks

  • Desc: The bull shark, also known as the "Zambezi shark" in Africa, and "Lake Nicaragua shark" in Nicaragua, is a requiem shark commonly found worldwide in warm, shallow waters along coasts and in rivers.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bull_shark
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 323.78
Macarena

Macarena

Song by Antonio Romero Monge, Los Del Río, and Rafael Ruiz Perdigones

  • Desc: "Macarena" is a Spanish dance song by Latin pop duo Los del Río, about a woman of the same name. The song uses a type of clave rhythm.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macarena
  • Type: Thing, MusicComposition
  • Result Score: 320.41
European eel

European eel

Fish

  • Desc: The European eel is a species of eel, a snake-like, catadromous fish. They are normally around 60–80 cm and rarely reach more than 1 m, but can reach a length of up to 1.5 m in exceptional cases.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_eel
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 312.21
Eurasian otter

Eurasian otter

Animal

  • Desc: The Eurasian otter, also known as the European otter, Eurasian river otter, common otter, and Old World otter, is a semiaquatic mammal native to Eurasia.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurasian_otter
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 310.20
Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

Mexican painter

Lupine

Lupine

Plant

  • Desc: Lupinus, commonly known as lupin, lupine, or regionally bluebonnet etc., is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family Fabaceae. The genus includes over 199 species, with centers of diversity in North and South America. Smaller centers occur in North Africa and the Mediterranean.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lupinus
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 301.92
Dartford Crossing

Dartford Crossing

Bridge in the United Kingdom

  • Desc: The Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing, commonly known as the Dartford Crossing and until 1991 the Dartford Tunnel, is a major road crossing of the River Thames in England, carrying the A282 road between Dartford in Kent in the south and Thurrock in Essex in the north.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dartford_Crossing
  • Type: Thing, Place, Bridge, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 298.33
Rivera

Rivera

City in Uruguay

  • Desc: Rivera is the capital of Rivera Department of Uruguay. The border with Brazil joins it with the Brazilian city of Santana do Livramento, which is only a street away from it, at the north end of Route 5.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rivera
  • Type: Thing, Place, City
  • Result Score: 290.47
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