watercourse


wa·ter·course

noun \ˈw-tər-ˌkrs\

: a river, stream, etc.

Full Definition of WATERCOURSE

1
:  a natural or artificial channel through which water flows
2
:  a stream of water (as a river, brook, or underground stream)

Examples of WATERCOURSE

  1. Pesticides are sometimes responsible for contamination of watercourses.
  2. <the Erie Canal was the first watercourse to connect the Hudson River with the Great Lakes>

First Known Use of WATERCOURSE

1510

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