Estuary - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈestʃueri|  American pronunciation of the word estuary
Brit.  |ˈɛstjʊ(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word estuary

noun

- the wide part of a river where it nears the sea; fresh and salt water mix

Examples

...the city sits on the shores of a deep estuary where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean...

Word forms

noun
singular: estuary
plural: estuaries
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