Definition of Tidewater

1. Noun. Low-lying coastal land drained by tidal streams.




2. Noun. The coastal plain of the South: eastern parts of Virginia and North Carolina and South Carolina and Georgia.
Exact synonyms: Tidewater Region
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Group relationships: South

Definition of Tidewater

1. Noun. Water affected by the flow of the tide, especially tidal streams ¹

2. Noun. The seaboard ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tidewater

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tidewater

tideline
tidemark
tidemarks
tidemill
tidemills
tideover
tidepool
tidepools
tiderip
tiderips
tides
tidesman
tidesmen
tidewaiter
tidewaiters
tidewater (current term)
tidewater river
tidewater stream
tidewaters
tidewave
tidewaves
tideway
tideways
tidewrack
tidgy
tidied
tidier
tidiers
tidies
tidiest

Literary usage of Tidewater

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"tidewater abounds in fertilizing marls, and in choice brick-clays, Bands, and «hell-limestones for building. Lime-burning, from oyster shells, ..."

2. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register For by Horace Greeley (1899)
"Mich tidewater, with a turn, Van Vleet an Megowan, Vesper BC, ... N. J tidewater, straightaway, Bulger and Mot ley. Mutual BC. Albany, NY. ..."

3. Handbook of Mechanical and Electrical Cost Data: Giving Shipping Weights by Halbert Powers Gillette, Richard Turner Dana (1918)
"Table X gives the life of scow barges on Mississippi River improvement work. Life of Vessels on the Great Lakes and tidewater. ..."

4. Potomac Landings by Paul Wilstach (1921)
"CHAPTER VIII Towns on tidewater—Paper Towns—The Provincial Capital at St. Mary's, Its Rise and Fall—Kinsale, Leonardtown, Port Tobacco, Dumfries, ..."

5. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1900)
"... where the land is so generally and easily penetrable by streams that can be navigated. The tidewater country known as " tidewater Virginia " is a kind ..."

6. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1907)
"Classified ann. tonnage arriving at tidewater from Erie and Champlain canals. ... Stmt. of tonnage from tidewater and to tidewater cleared at Albany, ..."

7. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"The country known as " tidewater Virginia" is a kind of sylvan Venice. tidewater ° J Virginia. Into the depths of the shaggy woodland for many miles on ..."

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