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es·tu·ar·y

estuary

 
pronunciation:
es chu eI ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: estuaries
definition: the wide part of a river's lower end, where it meets the sea.
The ship waited in the estuary for the tide to go out before it sailed out to sea.
derivation: estuarial (adj.)
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  river