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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Water that inundates land at flood tide.
  • noun Water affected by the tides, especially tidal streams.
  • noun Low coastal land drained by tidal streams.

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  • noun Water affected by the flow of the tide, especially tidal streams
  • noun The seaboard

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

  • 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

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