estuary: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (es'ch-er"ē), [key]
— pl. -ar•ies.
  1. that part of the mouth or lower course of a river in which the river's current meets the sea's tide.
  2. an arm or inlet of the sea at the lower end of a river.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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