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waterside

[ waw-ter-sahyd, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌsaɪd, ˈwɒt ər- /
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noun

the margin, bank, or shore of a river, lake, ocean, etc.

adjective

of, relating to, or situated at the waterside: waterside insects; a waterside resort.
working by the waterside: waterside police.

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Origin of waterside

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at water, side1
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British Dictionary definitions for waterside

waterside
/ (ˈwɔːtəˌsaɪd) /

noun

  1. the area of land beside a body of water
  2. (as modifier)waterside houses
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