Wordlist: Oceans, lakes and rivers - List 2

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bay
 
a body of water (especially the sea) more or less three-quarters surrounded by land
 
coastline
 
the shape, outline, or boundary of the edge of the land where it meets the sea
 
beach
 
a horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water
 
on the beach
 
 
sand
 
rock that is ground more finely than gravel, forming beaches and deserts and also used in construction
 
sandy
 
covered or sprinkled with sand
 
lake
 
large, landlocked, naturally occurring body of water
 
salt lake
 
a landlocked body of water which has a concentration of salts (mostly sodium chloride) and other minerals significantly higher than most lakes
 
pond
 
an inland body of standing water, either natural or man-made, that is smaller than a lake
 
fishpond
 
a freshwater pond stocked with fish
 
waterfall
 
a flow of water over the edge of a cliff
 
river
 
a large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, ending at an ocean or in an inland sea
 
riverside
 
the edge of the land where it meets the river
 
bank
 
the land alongside or sloping down to a river or to a body of water
 
 
  • bay
    • bay, bays[beɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a body of water (especially the sea) more or less three-quarters surrounded by land
    • Example:
      • We'll have a party at the bay tonight!
  • coastline
    • coastline, coastlines['kəʊstlaɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the shape, outline, or boundary of the edge of the land where it meets the sea
    • Example:
      • The coastline of South Carolina is beautiful.
      • Synonym(s):
        coast, seaside
  • beach
    • beach, beaches['biːtʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water
    • Example:
      • They beach lay empty for miles.
    • on the beach(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • She's taking a nap on the beach.
  • sand
    • sand[sænd](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • rock that is ground more finely than gravel, forming beaches and deserts and also used in construction
    • Example:
      • Sand is a naturally occurring granular material.
  • sandy
    • sandy[ˈsændi](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • covered or sprinkled with sand
    • Example:
      • My shoes are all sandy from running on the beach.
  • lake
    • lake, lakes[leɪk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • large, landlocked, naturally occurring body of water
    • Example:
      • We own a small house right at the lake.
  • salt lake
    • salt lake, salt lakes(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked body of water which has a concentration of salts (mostly sodium chloride) and other minerals significantly higher than most lakes
    • Example:
      • The Great Salt Lake, located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Utah, is the largest salt lake in the western hemisphere.
  • pond
    • pond, ponds[pɒnd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an inland body of standing water, either natural or man-made, that is smaller than a lake
    • Example:
      • Let's walk the dog to the pond.
  • fishpond
    • fishpond, fishponds[ˈfɪʃpɒnd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a freshwater pond stocked with fish
    • Example:
      • There's a fishpond next to the farm house.
  • waterfall
    • waterfall, waterfalls[ˈwɔːtəfɔːl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a flow of water over the edge of a cliff
    • Example:
      • The Niagara Falls are huge waterfalls.
  • river
    • river, rivers[ˈɹɪvə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, ending at an ocean or in an inland sea
    • Example:
      • Sometimes rivers overflow their banks and cause floods.
  • riverside
    • riverside, riversides[ˈɹɪvəsaɪd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the edge of the land where it meets the river
    • Example:
      • Building a house at the riverside can be quite dangerous.
  • bank
    • bank, banks[bæŋk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the land alongside or sloping down to a river or to a body of water
    • Example:
      • We walked along the bank.
 

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bay
coastline
beach
sand
sandy
lake
pond
fishpond
waterfall
river
riverside
bank
 
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        beach
        beach
        salt lake
        salt lake
        lake
        lake
        waterfall
        waterfall
        pond
        pond
        bank
        bank
        fishpond
        fishpond
        coastline
        coastline
        sandy
        sandy
        sand
        sand
        bay
        bay
        river
        river
        riverside
        riverside
         
         
         

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        on the beach
        river
        a large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, ending at an ocean or in an inland sea
        sandy
        covered or sprinkled with sand
        sand
        rock that is ground more finely than gravel, forming beaches and deserts and also used in construction
        waterfall
        a flow of water over the edge of a cliff
        lake
        large, landlocked, naturally occurring body of water
        beach
        a horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water
        fishpond
        a freshwater pond stocked with fish
        coastline
        the shape, outline, or boundary of the edge of the land where it meets the sea
        bay
        a body of water (especially the sea) more or less three-quarters surrounded by land
        bank
        the land alongside or sloping down to a river or to a body of water
        riverside
        the edge of the land where it meets the river
        pond
        an inland body of standing water, either natural or man-made, that is smaller than a lake
        salt lake
        a landlocked body of water which has a concentration of salts (mostly sodium chloride) and other minerals significantly higher than most lakes
         
         
         

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        sand
        rock that is ground more finely than gravel, forming beaches and deserts and also used in construction
        sandy
        covered or sprinkled with sand
        fishpond
        a freshwater pond stocked with fish
        bank
        the land alongside or sloping down to a river or to a body of water
        waterfall
        a flow of water over the edge of a cliff
        bay
        a body of water (especially the sea) more or less three-quarters surrounded by land
        salt lake
        a landlocked body of water which has a concentration of salts (mostly sodium chloride) and other minerals significantly higher than most lakes
        coastline
        the shape, outline, or boundary of the edge of the land where it meets the sea
        beach
        a horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water
        pond
        an inland body of standing water, either natural or man-made, that is smaller than a lake
        riverside
        the edge of the land where it meets the river
        river
        a large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, ending at an ocean or in an inland sea
        lake
        large, landlocked, naturally occurring body of water
         
         
         
         

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