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whitewater

or white-wa·ter

[hwahyt-waw-ter, -wot-er, wahyt-]
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adjective
  1. of or moving over or through rapids: whitewater rafting down the Colorado River.
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Origin of whitewater

First recorded in 1900–05; from white water

Whitewater

[hwahyt-waw-ter, -wot-er, wahyt-]
noun
  1. a town in SE Wisconsin.
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  • John, as we understood, went to Wisconsin and settled in Whitewater.

  • Come, love; is the way so long and drear From Whitewater to Whitewater?

    Poems by the Way

    William Morris

  • Good was his horse and grand his gear, And his girths were wet with Whitewater.

    Poems by the Way

    William Morris

  • Come hither, daughter, fine and fair, Here is a Wooer from Whitewater.

    Poems by the Way

    William Morris

  • While the north wind swept the hillside there They forgat the other Whitewater.

    Poems by the Way

    William Morris