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  • n. Plural form of backwater.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of backwater.


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  • Some are willfully blind, some are blinded by their immersion in backwaters of popular culture dominated by the likes of Coulter or O'Reilly or Limbaugh.


  • Local people in backwaters around the globe have bought into this scam out of ignorance.

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  • Work rock and gravel bottoms and riprap shores, and focus especially on flats and in backwaters, sloughs, bays, and coves.

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  • You don't just find these in the river, the backwaters are absolutely full of them, too.

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  • The backwaters are a sheet of stillness behind the fort.

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  • Of all the spots in London which may fairly be described as backwaters there is none that answers so completely to the description as Arundell Street, Leicester Square.

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  • It seems to prefer living in southern backwaters and sparsely populated areas west of the Mississippi River.

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  • But that does not mean they are willing to be relegated to the game's backwaters, which is what many club officials have feared since the introduction of the National Youth Cup, or | Top Stories

  • The backwaters are a unique place, where tons of islands are connected by rivers, some natural and some connected using canals. Recent Updates

  • These are the "backwaters," which occur in the St. Francis Basin to the west of the river between Memphis and Helena, in the great Yazoo-Mississippi Delta north of Vicksburg, in the Tensas Basin west of Natchez, and at other selected points.

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