sewerage

[soo-er-ij]

noun

the removal of waste water and refuse by means of sewers.
a system of sewers.

Origin of sewerage

First recorded in 1825–35; sewer1 + -age
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Related Words for sewerage

sewerage, effluvium, waste, bilge, effluent

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British Dictionary definitions for sewerage

sewerage

noun

an arrangement of sewers
the removal of surface water or sewage by means of sewers
another word for sewage
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Word Origin and History for sewerage
n.

1832, from sewer (n.1) + -age.

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