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A place where two streams meet.
convergence, meeting, junction, joining, confluxView synonyms
- ‘In winter, two mountain rivers flowing in spate from the great springs higher up mingle their torrents at a watersmeet in some deep ravine.’
- ‘One can range eastward along the heights overlooking the Watersmeet, or turn down in the other direction, through a wood’
- ‘Down there, that large, lush, flat area downstream from the watersmeet, that's one of the deers' rutting greens.’
- ‘In the fork above the watersmeet the rocks enclosed a high green knoll.’
- ‘They turned to the right down a broad valley and crossed a river above a watersmeet.’
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