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...
- Estuary English is an English dialect or accent ****ociated with South East England, especially the area along the River Thames and its estuary, centering...
- (occasionally Plata River) in other English-speaking countries—is the estuary formed by the confluence of the Uruguay and the Paraná rivers. It empties...
- The Gironde is a navigable estuary (often falsely referred to as a river), in southwest France and is formed from the meeting of the rivers Dordogne and...
- Dnieper estuary, or Dnieper liman (Ukrainian: Дніпровський лиман), is an open oligohaline estuary in the northern part of the Black Sea, in the southern...
- The Humber /ˈhʌmbər/ is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England. It is formed at Trent Falls, Faxfleet, by the confluence of the tidal...
- The Thames Estuary is where the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea, in the south-east of Great Britain. The limits of the estuary have been...
- The Severn Estuary (Welsh: Môr Hafren) is the estuary of the River Severn, the longest river in Great Britain. It is the confluence of four major rivers...
- The Shannon Estuary (Irish: Inbhear na Sionainne) is a large estuary where the River Shannon flows into the Atlantic Ocean. The estuary has Limerick City...
- large estuary, which is 3 miles (4.8 km) across at its widest point near Ellesmere Port. The course of the river then turns north as the estuary narrows...
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