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a stream branching off from a river and rejoining it further downstream.
Historical Examples

An arm or anabranch, at first containing much water, and coming from the north, was on our right for some miles.
Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia Thomas Mitchell

a stream that leaves a river and enters it again further downstream


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