Definition of Estuary. Meaning of Estuary. Synonyms of Estuary

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Definition of Estuary

Estuary
Estuary Es"tu*a*ry, a. Belonging to, or formed in, an estuary; as, estuary strata. --Lyell.
Estuary
Estuary Es"tu*a*ry, n.; pl. Estuaries. [L. aestuarium, from aestuare to surge. See Estuate.] [Written also [ae]stuary.] 1. A place where water boils up; a spring that wells forth. [Obs.] --Boyle. 2. A passage, as the mouth of a river or lake, where the tide meets the current; an arm of the sea; a frith. it to the sea was often by long and wide estuaries. --Dana.

Meaning of Estuary from wikipedia

- An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the...
- The Blackwater Estuary is the estuary of the River Blackwater between Maldon and West Mersea in Es****. It is a 5,538 hectare biological Site of Special...
- delaying action, during which the Germans flooded land areas in the Scheldt estuary, slowing the Allied advance. After five w****s of difficult fighting, the...
- The Severn Estuary (Welsh: Aber Hafren) is the estuary of the River Severn in the south-west of Great Britain, flowing into the Bristol Channel between...
- The Thames Estuary is where the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea, in the south-east of Great Britain. This limit of the estuary has been defined...
- Estuary English is an English accent ****ociated with the area along the River Thames and its estuary, including London. Phonetician John C. Wells proposed...
- The Kingsbridge Estuary (also, erroneously, known as the 'Salcombe Estuary') in the South Hams area of Devon, England runs from Kingsbridge in the north...
- The Gironde estuary (/ʒɪˈrɒnd/ zhi-ROND, US usually /dʒɪˈ-/ ji-; French: estuaire de la Gironde, [ɛstɥɛʁ də la ʒiʁɔ̃d]; Occitan: estuari de [la] Gironda...
- The Duddon Estuary is the sandy, gritty estuary of the River Duddon that lies between Morecambe Bay and the North Lonsdale coast. The River Duddon and...
- The Dee Estuary (Welsh: Aber Dyfrdwy) is a large estuary by means of which the River Dee flows into Liverpool Bay. The estuary starts near Shotton after...