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seiche

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noun \ˈsāsh, ˈsēch\

Definition of seiche

  1. :  an oscillation of the surface of a landlocked body of water (as a lake) that varies in period from a few minutes to several hours



Origin and Etymology of seiche

French


First Known Use: circa 1839

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of, relating to, or near a shore

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