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estuarynoun [C]

uk   /ˈes.tjʊə.ri/  us   /-tu.er.i/
estuarine
adjective uk   /-tjʊə.riːn/  us   /-tjʊr.iːn/
estuarine ​species
(Definition of estuary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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estuarynoun [C]

 us   /ˈes·tʃuˌer·i/
the ​part of a ​river or other ​area of ​water where it ​joins the ​sea, and where ​freshwater and ​saltwater are ​mixed
(Definition of estuary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “estuary”
in Spanish estuario…
in Vietnamese cửa sông…
in Malaysian muara…
in Thai ปากแม่น้ำ…
in French estuaire…
in German die Flußmündung…
in Chinese (Simplified) (江河入海的)河口…
in Turkish haliç, nehir ağzı…
in Russian устье, дельта…
in Indonesian muara…
in Chinese (Traditional) (江河入海的)河口…
in Polish ujście (rzeki)…
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