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1. estuary

noun. ['ˈɛstʃuːˌɛri'] the wide part of a river where it nears the sea; fresh and salt water mix.

Synonyms

  • firth
  • river
  • water

Antonyms

  • international waters
  • high sea
  • soft water
  • fresh water

Etymology

  • aestuarium (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Estuary

  • actuary
  • ancillary
  • apothecary
  • arbitrary
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  • aviary
  • budgetary
  • contemporary
  • customary
  • deflationary
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  • dietary
  • dignitary
  • disciplinary
  • discretionary
  • disinflationary
  • dispensary
  • diversionary
  • diversionary
  • dromedary

How do you pronounce estuary?

Pronounce estuary as ˈɛsʧuˌɛri.

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Example sentences of the word estuary


1. Noun, singular or mass
Local boats also offer sightseeing, historic and ecotours of the Tampa Bay estuary.

2. Adjective
Where the river opens at its estuary, it is an amazing 325 km (200 miles) wide.

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