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noun [C]     /ˈes.tjʊə.ri/ US  /
the wide part of a river at the place where it joins the sea: the Thames estuary the Rance estuaryParts of watercourses estuarine     /-tjʊə.riːn/ US  /-tjʊr.iːn/ adjective estuarine speciesParts of watercourses
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