2. Verb. (third-person singular of backwater) ¹
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Definition of Backwaters
1. backwater [n] - See also: backwater
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Literary usage of Backwaters
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1. Evolution of Revolution by Henry Hyndman (1921)
"CHAPTER XIV ECONOMIC backwaters: PERU THE immense antiquity of man on the planet and the enormous periods traversed in his development from the lowest ..."
2. Wessex by Clive Holland (1906)
"In the meadows and in the pools, where the river has overflowed its banks or formed backwaters around the sharp curves, the birds of winter give the only ..."