[ kleer-waw-ter, -wot-er ]

  1. a city in W Florida.

  2. a river in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta, Canada, flowing SE and SW to the Athabasca River. 230 miles (370 km) long.

  1. a river in N Idaho, flowing W from the Bitterroot Range to the Snake River. 90 miles (145 km) long.

Words Nearby Clearwater Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Clearwater in a sentence

  • I killed my first panther or cougar in the mountains of Idaho on the headwaters of the Clearwater river.

    Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper | Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
  • I had camped for the night on a high divide, between two branches of the Clearwater river.

    Cruisings in the Cascades | George O. Shields
  • He would have been stuffed, and mounted, and hung upon the walls of the club-house, down at the mouth of the Clearwater.

    The Watchers of the Trails | Charles G. D. Roberts
  • On the evening of the fourth day a rancher by the name of Baker, who lived on the Clearwater offered me employment.

    Memoirs of Orange Jacobs | Orange Jacobs