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Synonyms of backwater

Noun


1. backwater, body of water, water

usage: a body of water that was created by a flood or tide or by being held or forced back by a dam; "the bayous and backwaters are breeding grounds for mosquitos"

2. backwater, region

usage: a place or condition in which no development or progress is occurring; "the country is an economic backwater"

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