tideland

[tahyd-land]

noun

land alternately exposed and covered by the ordinary ebb and flow of the tide.
Often tidelands. submerged offshore land within the territorial waters of a state or nation.

Origin of tideland

First recorded in 1795–1805; tide1 + land
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Related Words for tideland

flat, wetlands

Examples from the Web for tideland

Historical Examples of tideland

  • The tideland spruce is the most important lumber tree in Alaska.

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British Dictionary definitions for tideland

tideland

noun

US land between high-water and low-water marks
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