floodplain (plural floodplains)

  1. (geography) An alluvial plain that may or may not experience occasional or periodic flooding.
  • German: Flussaue, Aue, Au
  • Portuguese: várzea, vargem
  • Russian: по́йма
  • Spanish: terreno inundable, llanura aluvial inundable, vega inundable

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