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  • n. Plural form of tidewater.


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  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: If the tidewaters get high enough and we can't get to you, we cannot rescue you, so please, make plans to evacuate.

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  • She backed up a step, tidewaters swirling between them.

    Strategic Engagement

  • Three couples strayed beyond the fence to the marshy coastline, gushing tidewaters surging against the beach with circling gulls and herons overhead.

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  • Truly Brennilee, her youngest child, was the most troublesome seven-year-old Merry had ever heard of, always running across the rocky cliffs and the dunes below, sometimes daring the brutal tidewaters of Falidean Bay - which could bring twenty feet of water rushing across the muddy ground in a matter of a few running strides - in her endless quest for adventure and enjoyment.


  • These small vessels afforded the principal means of transportation through the uncharted wilderness tidewaters of Virginia.

    New Discoveries at Jamestown Site of the First Successful English Settlement in America

  • By June, 1823, the canal was completed from Rochester to Schenectady; in October boats passed into the tidewaters of the Hudson at Albany; and in the autumn of

    The Paths of Inland Commerce; a chronicle of trail, road, and waterway

  • The slaves of every age and sex, collected from the populous plantations of the tidewaters, and dressed in the best attire they have been able to muster, assemble in great numbers, swarming along the road, and clustering about the little whiskey-shops, producing a scene of bustle and confusion, witnessed only at the Christmas holidays.

    The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive

  • The study expects 649,000 person-years of employment would be created if greater access to Pacific tidewaters materialized.

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  • Tropical Cyclone Heidi has hit Western Australia, forcing residents to flee rising tidewaters and closing the world's largest iron ore export ports.

    BBC News - Home

  • A steep and laborious ascent brought them from the level of the tidewaters to the high lands that form, in this part of the river, the eastern banks of the Hudson.

    The Spy


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