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headwater

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  1. usually headwaters pl  the beginning part of a stream the first exploration of the Missouri River from its mouth to its headwaters was made by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in the early 1800s Synonyms head, headstream, source Related Words fountain, fountainhead, geyser, headspring, hot spring, spring, wellspring; branch, feeder, tributary


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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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