tide·​land | \ ˈtīd-ˌland How to pronounce tideland (audio) , -lənd\

Definition of tideland

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

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During that period the Port Master Plan Update, which creates the land-use framework for Seaport San Diego’s major changes to the tidelands, should be wrapped up. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Seaport San Diego tower is like nothing else on California’s coast. That’s the problem," 20 July 2019 Staff for the port, which oversees development on state tidelands, reasoned that the analysis would assist the agency’s board members in weighing the Fifth Avenue Landing development. Lori Weisberg, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Port financial analysis favors convention center expansion over competing hotel project," 8 June 2018 At particular issue in the latest legal round is a law specific to Massachusetts that governs waterways and filled tidelands. Jon Chesto, BostonGlobe.com, "Energy giant sues Weymouth over pipeline station, saying federal law overrides zoning," 6 May 2018 The bill would not have granted public use or access to private dry land, banks, beaches, marshland, tidelands or water bottoms - only ebbing and flowing waters deep enough to allow navigation by boats and other vessels. Tristan Baurick, NOLA.com, "Lawmakers reject effort to make Louisiana coastal waters public," 18 Apr. 2018 The expansion, though, has been on a collision course with the Fifth Avenue Landing hotel project, whose developers control the five-acre state tidelands site via a lease that is not due to expire until 2024. Lori Weisberg, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Can convention center expansion backers gain control of bayfront site?," 30 Mar. 2018 The development team, which includes longtime Port of San Diego tenants Ray Carpenter and Art Engel, controls the state tidelands site via a lease that is not due to expire until 2024. Lori Weisberg, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Ballot initiative for convention center expansion, homelessness launched," 8 Jan. 2018 According to the Port, of the 8,035 overnight accommodations on its tidelands, just 237 units at the Chula Vista RV park fall within the low-cost category. Lori Weisberg, sandiegouniontribune.com, "New hope for low-cost overnight stay at the beach," 16 Oct. 2017 Both the Port of San Diego and Brigantine, though, expect that the tidelands project will yield even greater revenues than the base rent. Lori Weisberg, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Anthony's bayfront replacement clears last hurdle," 10 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of tideland

1787, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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