tidewater

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Etymology[edit]

tide +‎ water

Noun[edit]

tidewater (countable and uncountable, plural tidewaters)

  1. Water affected by the flow of the tide, especially tidal streams.
    • 1959, Steam's Finest Hour, edited by David P. Morgan, Kalmbach Publishing Co.
      Their mission in life was to tote bituminous coal out of the mountain fastness of West Virginia and move it west to the gateways of Deepwater, Columbus and Toledo and east to tidewater at Hampton Roads.
  2. The seaboard.

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