blue water

noun

Definition of blue water

: the open sea

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Other Words from blue water

blue-water \ ˈblü-​ˌwȯ-​tər How to pronounce blue-water (audio) , -​ˌwä-​ \ adjective

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King has also shared vivid memories from her many trips to her personal Instagram account, which include shots of her snorkeling in the deep blue waters of Bali, sightseeing in India and most recently horseback riding in Kyrgyzstan. Robyn Merrett, PEOPLE.com, "Australian Travel Influencers Held in Iranian Prison After Using a Drone to Film for Their Blog," 12 Sep. 2019 Lying in the crystal blue waters of the Eastern Caribbean, Dutch heritage St. Maarten and French St. Martin share this stunning island that matches European charm with a Caribbean flair. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "8 Last Minute Labor Day Destinations You Can Still Book Today," 29 Aug. 2019 Image: Sky reflecting in the blue waters of Crater Lake. usually lingers into July. Jae Thomas, Marie Claire, "The Best National Parks for Every Kind of Vacation," 15 Aug. 2019 Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Day 5: Misty Fjords National Monument Wake up this morning to catch the sunrise over the stunning cliffs of Misty Fjords National Monument, rising more than 2,000 feet above the deep blue waters of the fjord. National Geographic, "Wild Alaska Escape: A Voyage from Juneau to Ketchikan," 17 June 2019 From powdery sands on picturesque islands to endless blue waters made for sailing and jet skiing, life is so so sweet on the beach–especially for Black women. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, "10 Times Black Women Brought The Heat To Global Beaches," 13 Sep. 2019 Kealakekua Bay is known for its bright blue waters and vibrant sea life, its coral and schools of tropical fish attracting millions of snorkelers, scuba divers, and kayakers a year. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Woman, 27, Bit by Shark Twice While Swimming off of Hawaii's Big Island," 21 Aug. 2019 There's the search for the most majestic scenery, the highest mountain, the bluest waters — ideally without shoulder-to-shoulder crowds seeking the same thing. Washington Post, "Science Trip," 15 Aug. 2019 Blue Mesa Reservoir Colorado’s largest body of water is located near Gunnison in the Curecanti National Recreation Area and is so named because of its luminous blue water. Patricia Cameron, The Know, "10 of the best spots to fish in Colorado," 22 June 2019

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First Known Use of blue water

1582, in the meaning defined above

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