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Definitions of avulsion:
  • noun:   a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another
  • noun:   an abrupt change in the course of a stream that forms the boundary between two parcels of land resulting in the loss of part of the land of one landowner and a consequent increase in the land of another

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