tideland

noun

tide·​land ˈtīd-ˌland How to pronounce tideland (audio)
-lənd
1
: land overflowed during flood tide
2
: land underlying the ocean and lying beyond the low-water limit of the tide but being within the territorial waters of a nation
often used in plural

Examples of tideland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When Utah Construction later filled the tideland to create South Shore in the 1950s, much of Oppenheimer’s waterfront estate was submerged and the unusual 610 Grand St. situation was created. David Caraccio, Sacramento Bee, 6 June 2024 Formed by the state in 1962, the port’s jurisdiction spans 34 miles of tidelands, and includes land and water in five member cities: San Diego, National City, Chula Vista, Imperial Beach and Coronado. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 May 2024 Lot was part of tideland In 2023, Alameda County, which owned the land because of a tax lien, sold the lot to the current owner for $100,100, according to public property records. David Caraccio, Sacramento Bee, 6 June 2024 The port’s bayfront territory spans 34 miles of tidelands, and includes land and water in five member cities: San Diego, National City, Chula Vista, Imperial Beach and Coronado. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for tideland 

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Word History

First Known Use

1787, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tideland was in 1787

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“Tideland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tideland. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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tideland

noun
tide·​land ˈtīd-ˌland How to pronounce tideland (audio)
-lənd
: land overflowed during high tide
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