estuary (plural estuaries)

  1. Coastal water body where ocean tides and river water merge, resulting in a brackish water zone.
  2. An ocean inlet also fed by fresh river water.
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  1. (colloquial) Estuary English
    • 2015, Jonathan Schneer, The Thames: England's River
      Many of them would move to the new private housing estates springing up further east along the Thames Corridor, where they would learn to 'speak Estuary'.

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