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watercourse

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noun wa·ter·course \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌkȯrs\

Simple Definition of watercourse

  • : a river, stream, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of watercourse

  1. 1 :  a natural or artificial channel through which water flows

  2. 2 :  a stream of water (as a river, brook, or underground stream)

Examples of watercourse in a sentence

  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>



1510

First Known Use of watercourse

1510


WATERCOURSE Defined for Kids

watercourse

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noun wa·ter·course \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌkȯrs, ˈwä-\

Definition of watercourse for Students

  1. 1 :  a channel in which water flows

  2. 2 :  a stream of water (as a river or brook)





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