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

Examples of blue water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sunset from a seaside spot in Chora’s Little Venice, with balconies overhanging blue water. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, 2 June 2021 Le Grand Coastal Trail winds through scrubby heath and rocky bluffs, visiting Hellfire Bay (where granite boulders, clear blue water, and an arcing beach form fantastic scenery) and Lucky Bay (the site of some of the world's whitest sand). Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2021 Every week, migrant rights activist Eduardo Canales fills up blue water drums that are spread throughout a vast valley of Texas ranchlands and brush. BostonGlobe.com, 22 May 2021 On its Twitter feed, the National Park Service’s National Mall unit showed a photo of blue water flecked with fragments of white blossoms. Washington Post, 4 Apr. 2021 With bigger waves, opt for a kayak to paddle out into the crystal blue water. Michelle Stansbury, Marie Claire, 16 Feb. 2021 Though Shoreline’s red, white and blue water taxis are still sidelined, its 60-minute, open-air river architecture tours are up and running and its 40-minute lakefront tours resume Saturday. Doug George, chicagotribune.com, 29 Apr. 2021 Bays on the north side of the island offer sublime, light-blue water, wide-open anchorages and easy access to the town of Portsmouth by tender. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 18 Apr. 2021 Backed by iconic Table Mountain, the beach offers a huge expanse of feathery sand and beautiful blue water. Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 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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10 Jun 2021

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“Blue water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue%20water. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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