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watercourse

noun wa·ter·course \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
WATERCOURSES Defined for Kids

watercourse

noun wa·ter·course \ˈw-tər-ˌkrs, ˈwä-\

Definition of WATERCOURSE for Kids

1
:  a channel in which water flows
2
:  a stream of water (as a river or brook)

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