Inundation

Definition of Inundation

In`un`da´tion
n.1.
1.The act of inundating, or the state of being inundated; an overflow; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over grounds.
With inundation wide the deluge reigns,
Drowns the deep valleys, and o'erspreads the plains.
- Wilkie.
2.An overspreading of any kind; overflowing or superfluous abundance; a flood; a great influx; as, an inundation of tourists.
To stop the inundation of her tears.
- Shak.

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