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influx

Geography the mouth of a stream or river

influx

[′in‚fləks]
(anatomy)
References in classic literature ?
"The new influx of birds is only the annual migration of pigeons from Africa.
The place where they struck the Columbia was some distance below the junction of its two great branches, Lewis and Clarke rivers, and not far from the influx of the Wallah-Wallah.
Suddenly an influx of light filled my house, though the evening was at hand, and the clouds of winter still overhung it, and the eaves were dripping with sleety rain.
So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts.
The red-room was a square chamber, very seldom slept in, I might say never, indeed, unless when a chance influx of visitors at Gateshead Hall rendered it necessary to turn to account all the accommodation it contained: yet it was one of the largest and stateliest chambers in the mansion.
Now, with this fresh influx of noblemen and cavaliers, food and lodging were scarce to be had, and the prince was hurrying forward his forces to Dax in Gascony to relieve the overcrowding of his capital.
As the animosity of fate would have it, there was a great influx of custom in the course of the afternoon.
The cashier, however, took advantage of an influx of office-seekers, to slip out and get into his hackney-coach (hired by the hour for these costly entertainments), and to return to his home in the place Royale.
The room being by this time very warm and somewhat crowded, in consequence of the influx of four gentlemen, who had just killed each other in the piece under representation, Nicholas accepted the invitation, and promised to return at the conclusion of the performances; preferring the cool air and twilight out of doors to the mingled perfume of gas, orange-peel, and gunpowder, which pervaded the hot and glaring theatre.
Syrian nationals, as prima facie persons in need of protection, account for over 26% of the overall migratory influx of Cyprus from 2016 onwards.
Malacanang has agreed that the government needs to stop issuing visas to foreigners upon their arrival in the country following concerns on the influx of Chinese nationals.
The influx of Chinese workers in the country is 'not yet' a threat to national security, former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Wednesday night at a fellowship meeting of the Philippine Bar Association in Makati.