blue water

noun

Definition of blue water

: the open sea

Other Words from blue water

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

Examples of blue water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sitting in a Ford Ranger inscribed with the insignia of the former U.S.-funded national police, Taliban commander Hemmat Agha stared across the Kamal Khan Dam’s electric blue water into the desert where Afghanistan meets Iran. WSJ, 30 Dec. 2021 This natural wonder is known for its neon blue water and dazzling mountains. Laura Begley Bloom, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2021 The bright green, yellow and blue water slides are coming down in Salt Lake City’s Glendale neighborhood — slowly. Matt Canham, The Salt Lake Tribune, 21 Oct. 2021 This exclusive stretch is occupied by a few select hotels, whose guests enjoy the pearly white sand and calm, brilliantly blue water. Meagan Drillinger, Travel + Leisure, 5 Nov. 2021 Well known for quintessential Crystal blue water, luscious beaches, tantalizing food and beautiful culture, Jamaica is a premiere destination for the holidays. Raval Davis, Forbes, 1 Nov. 2021 In the photo, snowcapped mountains loom over the calm, crystal blue water. Katie Campione, PEOPLE.com, 16 Oct. 2021 While Terme di Saturnia is a restful stop, there's no beating the baby-blue water at Cascate de Mulino, where entrance is free and open 24 hours daily. Stephanie Vermillion, Travel + Leisure, 20 Nov. 2021 The gravel road flew over a ridge into an open, clean landscape full of the bright blue water of Port Clarence. Tom Kizzia, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of blue water

1582, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blue water was in 1582

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Last Updated

17 Jan 2022

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“Blue water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue%20water. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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