noun. ['ˈɛstʃuːˌɛri'] the wide part of a river where it nears the sea; fresh and salt water mix.
- international waters
- high sea
- soft water
- fresh water
- aestuarium (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Estuary
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.
Where the river opens at its estuary, it is an amazing 325 km (200 miles) wide.