tidewater
noun Date: 1772 1. water overflowing land at flood tide; also water affected by the ebb and flow of the tide 2. low-lying coastal land

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  • tidewater — /tuyd waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. 1. water affected by the flow and ebb of the tide. 2. the water covering tideland at flood tide. 3. seacoast. [1765 75; TIDE1 + WATER] * * * ▪ region, Virginia, United States also called  Coastal Plain   natural… …   Universalium

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  • tidewater — 1) water affected by tides 2) an area of water affected by tides and the surrounding land 3) areas always covered by tidal waters, cf. tideland …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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