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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend; A ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems.

Usage examples (37)
  • The agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations
  • Your own confirmation hearing in 1987 is often called a watershed for the process.
  • These hills separate this watershed from the neighboring Madeira-Tapajós moist forest.
  • Most of the watershed is blanketed by mature wet forests whose composition is poorly known. for more
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