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estuarine

  • adjective of or relating to or found in estuaries
    estuarial.

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seawater

  • noun water containing salts
    brine; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater

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noaa

  • noun an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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polynya

  • noun a stretch of open water surrounded by ice (especially in Arctic seas)

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inundate

  • verb fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
    flood; deluge; swamp.
    • the basement was inundated after the storm
    • The images flooded his mind
  • verb fill or cover completely, usually with water
    submerge; deluge.

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algonquian

  • noun a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
    Algonquin.
  • noun family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
    Algonquian language; Algonquin.

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inundate

  • verb fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
    flood; deluge; swamp.
    • the basement was inundated after the storm
    • The images flooded his mind
  • verb fill or cover completely, usually with water
    submerge; deluge.

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upwelling

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cumbrian

Pertaining to Cumberland, England, or to a system of rocks found there.

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littoral

  • noun the region of the shore of a lake or sea or ocean
    litoral; littoral zone; sands.
  • adjective of or relating to a coastal or shore region

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eutrophic

  • adjective (ecology) of a lake or other body of water rich in nutrients and subject to eutrophication

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foreland

  • noun a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
    headland; head; promontory.
  • noun land forming the forward margin of something

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tanga

  • noun 100 tanga equal 1 Tajikistani ruble
  • noun a port city in northeastern Tanzania on the Indian Ocean

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tidewater

  • noun low-lying coastal land drained by tidal streams
  • noun the coastal plain of the South: eastern parts of Virginia and North Carolina and South Carolina and Georgia
    Tidewater region.

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upwelled

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marshland

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marsh; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England

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minesweeper

  • noun ship equipped to detect and then destroy or neutralize or remove marine mines

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dalmatian

  • noun a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia
    coach dog; carriage dog.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia

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armor

  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armour.
  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armour.

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holocene

  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Recent.

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gillnet

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semitropical

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics
    subtropic; subtropical; semitropic.
    • even near the equator vegetation at 5000 ft is subtropical rather than tropical

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mudflats

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tyrrhenian

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minesweeper

  • noun ship equipped to detect and then destroy or neutralize or remove marine mines

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vegetate

  • verb lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
  • verb establish vegetation on
    • They vegetated the hills behind their house

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drainage

  • noun emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
    drain.

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raf

  • noun the airforce of Great Britain
    Royal Air Force.
  • noun a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998
    Red Army Faction.

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lagoon

  • noun a body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral
    lagune; laguna.

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redwood

  • noun the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees
  • noun either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
    sequoia.

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windswept

  • adjective satellite open to or swept by wind
    • windswept headlands

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geomorphology

  • noun the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
    morphology.

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inshore

  • adjective (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
    seaward; shoreward; onshore.
    • an inshore breeze
    • an onshore gale
    • sheltered from seaward winds
  • adjective satellite close to a shore
    • inshore fisheries

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embayment

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    bay.

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swampy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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archipelago

  • noun a group of many islands in a large body of water

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alaskan

  • noun a native or resident of Alaska
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the state or people of Alaska

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minelayer

  • noun ship equipped for laying marine mines

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brackish

  • adjective satellite distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
    • a thin brackish gruel
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    briny.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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saltpan

  • noun a shallow basin in a desert region; contains salt and gypsum that was deposited by an evaporated salt lake

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southeastern

  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the southeast
    southeast; southeasterly.
  • adjective satellite of a region of the United States generally including Alabama; Georgia; Florida; Tennessee; South Carolina; North Carolina

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landforms

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devastate

  • verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
    desolate; scourge; lay waste to; ravage; waste.
    • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion
  • verb overwhelm or overpower
    • He was devastated by his grief when his son died

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aquifer

  • noun underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc

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turbid

  • adjective satellite (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
    murky; muddy; mirky; cloudy.
    • a cloudy liquid
    • muddy coffee
    • murky waters

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batholith

  • noun large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth
    plutonic rock; batholite; pluton.

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cilician

Of or pertaining to Cilicia in Asia Minor. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Cilicia.

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cutthroat

  • noun someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat
  • adjective satellite ruthless in competition
    fierce; bowelless.
    • cutthroat competition
    • bowelless readiness to take advantage

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ligurian

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kayak

  • noun a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos
  • verb travel in a small canoe
    • we kayaked down the river

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subtropical

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics
    subtropic; semitropical; semitropic.
    • even near the equator vegetation at 5000 ft is subtropical rather than tropical

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flatlands

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omani

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Oman
  • adjective of or relating to Oman or its people
    • Omani oil producers
    • Omani ports

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heathland

  • noun a tract of level wasteland; uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation
    heath.

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gillnets

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namib

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mudflat

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urbanised

  • adjective satellite made urban in nature; taking on urban characteristics
    urbanized.
    • the urbanized Eastern states
  • verb impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon
    urbanise; urbanize.
    • Birds are being urbanized by people in outdoor cafes feeding them

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wetland

  • noun a low area where the land is saturated with water

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peruvian

Of or pertaining to Peru, in South America. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Peru.

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chumash

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ecuadorian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Ecuador
    Ecuadoran.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Ecuador or its people
    • Ecuadorian folklore

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eutrophication

  • noun excessive nutrients in a lake or other body of water, usually caused by runoff of nutrients (animal waste, fertilizers, sewage) from the land, which causes a dense growth of plant life; the decomposition of the plants depletes the supply of oxygen, leading to the death of animal life
    • he argued that the controlling factor in eutrophication is not nitrate but phosphate

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tanzanian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Tanzania
  • adjective of or relating to the republic of Tanzania or its people

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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mesic

  • adjective of or pertaining to a meson
    mesonic.
    • the radii of the mesic orbits"- Lawrence Wilets
  • adjective having or characterized by moderate or a well-balanced supply of moisture
    • mesic habitats

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lowland

  • noun low level country
  • adjective of relatively low or level country

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adriatic

Of or pertaining to a sea so named, the northwestern part of which is known as the Gulf of Venice.

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algonkian

  • noun a member of a North American Indian people in the Ottawa river valley of Ontario and Quebec
    Algonkin.
  • noun the Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian
    Algonkin.

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bothnian

Of or pertaining to Bothnia, a country of northern Europe, or to a gulf of the same name which forms the northern part of the Baltic sea.

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sultanate

  • noun country or territory ruled by a sultan

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californian

Of or pertaining to California. -- n. A native or inhabitant of California.

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salish

  • noun a family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada
    Salishan.
  • noun a member of a group of North American Indians speaking a Salishan language and living on the northwest coast of North America

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humid

  • adjective satellite containing or characterized by a great deal of water vapor
    • humid air
    • humid weather

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saltworks

  • noun a plant where salt is produced commercially

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santee

  • noun a member of the eastern branch of the Sioux
    Santee Dakota; Santee Sioux; Eastern Sioux.
  • noun the Siouan language spoken by the Santee

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landform

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sumatran

Of or pertaining to Sumatra or its inhabitants. -- n. A native of Sumatra.

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aquaculture

  • noun rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food

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inhabit

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb be present in
    • sweet memories inhabit this house

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submerging

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    immersion; submersion; submergence.
  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerse; submerge.

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seabed

  • noun the bottom of a sea or ocean
    Davy Jones; sea floor; ocean bottom; sea bottom; ocean floor; Davy Jones's locker.

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kenyan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Kenya
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Kenya or its people
    • Kenyan mountains

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mangrove

  • noun a tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building
    Rhizophora mangle.

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moist

  • adjective satellite slightly wet
    dampish; damp.
    • clothes damp with perspiration
    • a moist breeze
    • eyes moist with tears

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wetland

  • noun a low area where the land is saturated with water

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unspoilt

  • adjective satellite not left to spoil
    unspoiled; good; undecomposed.
    • the meat is still good

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marshland

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marsh; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England

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mesolithic

  • adjective of or relating to a middle period of the Stone Age (following the paleolithic)
  • noun middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
    Epipaleolithic; Mesolithic Age.

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andhra

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enclave

  • noun an enclosed territory that is culturally distinct from the foreign territory that surrounds it

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swahili

  • noun the most widely spoken Bantu languages; the official language of Kenya and Tanzania and widely used as a lingua franca in east and central Africa

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tupi

  • noun a member of the South American Indian people living in Brazil and Paraguay
  • noun the language spoken by the Tupi of Brazil and Paraguay

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dune

  • noun a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
    sand dune.

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shallow

  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shoal.
  • verb make shallow
    shoal.
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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dune

  • noun a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
    sand dune.

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populated

  • adjective satellite furnished with inhabitants
    • the area is well populated
    • forests populated with all kinds of wild life
  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods

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ecosystem

  • noun a system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their physical environment

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wetter

  • noun a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved
    surfactant; surface-active agent; wetting agent.
  • noun a workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process

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scrubland

  • noun an uncultivated region covered with scrub vegetation

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unpolluted

  • adjective satellite free from admixture with noxious elements; clean
    uncontaminated.
    • unpolluted streams
    • a contaminated lake

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cordillera

(Geol.) A mountain ridge or chain. Cordillera is sometimes applied, in geology, to the system of mountain chains near the border of a continent; thus, the western cordillera of North America in the United States includes the Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Coast and Cascade ranges.

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subarctic

  • adjective of or relating to latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle

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bottlenose

  • noun any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean
    bottlenose dolphin; bottle-nosed dolphin.
  • noun northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead
    bottlenose whale; bottle-nosed whale; Hyperoodon ampullatus.

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phoenician

Of or pertaining to Phoenica. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Phoenica.

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miwok

  • noun a member of the North American Indian people living in the central Sierra Nevada in California
  • noun a Penutian language spoken by the Miwok
    Moquelumnan.

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shallow

  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shoal.
  • verb make shallow
    shoal.
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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sheikhdom

  • noun the domain ruled by a sheik
    sheikdom.

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lowland

  • noun low level country
  • adjective of relatively low or level country

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midden

  • noun (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement
    kitchen midden; eitchen midden.
  • noun a heap of dung or refuse
    dunghill; muckheap; muckhill.

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antarctic

Opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it, and applied especially to a circle, distant from the pole 23° 28&min;. Thus we say the antarctic pole, circle, ocean, region, current, etc.

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outfall

  • noun the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water

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floodplain

  • noun a low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding
    flood plain.

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