Alluvion is a legal term describing the increase in the area of land due to sediment (alluvium) deposited by a river. This changes the size of a piece of land (a process called accession) and thus its value over time.[1]

See also


  1.  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Alluvion". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.

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