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es•tu•ar•y



Pronunciation: (es'chOO-er"ē), [key]
n.,
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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