Atterration At`ter*ra"tion, n. The act of filling up with earth, or of forming land with alluvial earth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Atterration — (lat., fr. Atterissement, spr. Atterrißmang), Ansetzung von Land durch Wasser. Anschwemmung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Atterration — (lat., Atterrissement, franz., spr. rißmāng), Anschwemmung von Land …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • atterration — noun see atterrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atterrage — (frz. atterrasch), Landungsplatz; Atterration oder Atterissement, Landanschwemmung; atterirt, angeschwemmt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • atterrate — transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Italian atterrato, past participle of atterrare, from a (from Latin ad ) + terra earth, from Latin more at terrace obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

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