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estuary the wide part of a river's lower end, where it meets the sea.
Eswatini a country in southeastern Africa between South Africa and Mozambique. Eswatini used to be known as Swaziland. The capital is Mbabane.
etc. an abbreviation for et cetera.
et cetera and others of the same kind; and the like; and so forth. "Et cetera" is Latin for "and others." (abbreviated: etc.)
etch to create a picture, design or lettering on a hard surface such as glass or metal by removing parts of the surface with acid.
etching a print made by using an etched metal plate.
eternal having no beginning or end; lasting always and forever. [2 definitions]
eternity time without beginning or end; all of the past, present, and future. [2 definitions]
ether a liquid that makes a person unable to think, feel, or move. Ether burns easily, has a strong smell, and was once used in medicine to make people unconscious during surgery.
Ethiopia a country in eastern Africa near the Red Sea. Addis Ababa is the capital of Ethiopia.
Ethiopian of or having to do with the country of Ethiopia or its people, culture, language, or the like. [2 definitions]
ethnic of or relating to a group of people who share the same culture, race, or nationality.
etiquette rules for good behavior and manners.
etymology an account of the roots and history of a word and its meanings.
eucalyptus a kind of tall evergreen tree native to Australia. The eucalyptus has leaves that give off a strong smelling oil that is used in medicines.
Euphrates a river in southwest Asia. It flows from eastern Turkey south through Iraq. It joins the Tigris River in a valley where some of the most ancient civilizations were located.
Euphrates River a river that flows from eastern Turkey through Syria and Iraq. In southeastern Iraq, it joins the Tigris River and finally empties with it into the Persian Gulf.
euro the currency unit of eighteen countries in the European Union. The euro was introduced in 1999, and, in countries that have adopted it, it replaces the type of money that was formerly used.
Europe a continent that is between Asia and the Atlantic Ocean and is north of the Mediterranean Sea. Europe is in the Eastern Hemisphere.
European of or having to do with Europe, or its peoples, cultures, or languages. [2 definitions]
evacuate to move or take away from a dangerous place. [2 definitions]