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tideland

[tahyd-land]
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noun
  1. land alternately exposed and covered by the ordinary ebb and flow of the tide.
  2. Often tidelands. submerged offshore land within the territorial waters of a state or nation.
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Origin of tideland

First recorded in 1795–1805; tide1 + land
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  • The tideland spruce is the most important lumber tree in Alaska.

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British Dictionary definitions for tideland

tideland

noun
  1. US land between high-water and low-water marks
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