tidewater

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noun tide·wa·ter \-ˌwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of tidewater

  1. 1 :  water overflowing land at flood tide; also :  water affected by the ebb and flow of the tide

  2. 2 :  low-lying coastal land

1772

First Known Use of tidewater

1772


Tidewater

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geographical name Tide·wa·ter \ˈtīd-ˌwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of Tidewater

  1. low-lying region of eastern Virginia extending from Chesapeake Bay to the Piedmont; site of the first English settlements in America


TIDEWATER Defined for English Language Learners

tidewater

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noun tide·wa·ter \-ˌwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of tidewater for English Language Learners

  • : water that flows over land during high tide

  • : an area of land along the coast


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