watercourse

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noun wa·ter·course \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌkȯrs, ˈwä-\

Definition of watercourse

  1. 1 :  a natural or artificial channel through which water flows

  2. 2 :  a stream of water (as a river, brook, or underground stream)

Examples of watercourse in a sentence

  1. Pesticides are sometimes responsible for contamination of watercourses.

  2. the Erie Canal was the first watercourse to connect the Hudson River with the Great Lakes

15th Century

First Known Use of watercourse

15th century


WATERCOURSE Defined for English Language Learners

watercourse

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noun wa·ter·course \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌkȯrs, ˈwä-\

Definition of watercourse for English Language Learners

  • : a river, stream, etc.


WATERCOURSE Defined for Kids

watercourse

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noun wa·ter·course \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌkȯrs, ˈwä-\

Definition of watercourse for Students

  1. 1 :  a channel in which water flows

  2. 2 :  a stream of water (as a river or brook)



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