A river een a naitural wattercourse,[1] uisually freshwatter, flowin taewards an ocean, a loch, a sea, or anither river. In a few cases, a river simply flows intae the grund or dries up completely at the end o its coorse, an daes nae reach anither body o watter.


  1. River {definition} from Merriam-Webster. Accessed February 2010.