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watershed

noun [C] (HIGH GROUND)    /ˈwɔː.tə.ʃed/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/ specialized
an area of high ground from which water flows down to a river Watercourses and waterfallsHills and mountains
(Definition of watershed noun (HIGH GROUND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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