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estuary

noun [C] uk   /ˈes.tjʊə.ri/  us   /-tu.er.i/
the wide part of a river at the place where it joins the sea: the Thames estuary the Rance estuary
estuarine
adjective uk   /-tjʊə.riːn/  us   /-tjʊr.iːn/
estuarine species
Translations of “estuary”
in Vietnamese cửa sông…
in Spanish estuario…
in Thai ปากแม่น้ำ…
in Malaysian muara…
in French estuaire…
in German die Flußmündung…
in Chinese (Traditional) (江河入海的)河口…
in Indonesian muara…
in Russian устье, дельта…
in Turkish haliç, nehir ağzı…
in Chinese (Simplified) (江河入海的)河口…
in Polish ujście (rzeki)…
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