sewerage

noun sew·er·age \ ˈsü-ə-rij , ˈsu̇r-ij \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of sewerage

1 : the removal and disposal of sewage and surface water by sewers
2 : a system of sewers
3 : sewage

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First Known Use of sewerage

1834

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SEWERAGE Defined for English Language Learners

sewerage

noun

Definition of sewerage for English Language Learners

  • : a system or process used for carrying away water and sewage


SEWERAGE Defined for Kids

sewerage

noun sew·er·age \ ˈsü-ə-rij \

Definition of sewerage for Students

1 : the removal and disposal of waste materials by sewers
2 : a system of sewers

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