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There is 1 meaning of the phrase Drainage Area.

Drainage Area - as a noun

The entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet

Example: "Flood control in the missouri basin"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
basin7catchment areacatchment basindrainage basinriver basinwatershed16
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
geographic areageographic regiongeographical areageographical region
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Example Sentences

"The river's drainage area spans over 500 square miles."
"The drainage area of the city's stormwater system needs regular maintenance."
"The agricultural practices in the drainage area affect the water quality of the nearby lake."
"The flood damage was exacerbated by the blocked drainage area."
"The city council discussed plans for improving the drainage area to prevent future flooding."
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