from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See watershed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A summit from the opposite sides of which rain waters flow to different streams; a line separating the drainage districts of two streams or coasts; a divide; a watershed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems


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