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  1. backwater: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. backwater: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. backwater: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. backwater: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. backwater: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. backwater: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Backwater, backwater: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. backwater: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. backwater: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. backwater: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. backwater: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. backwater: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Backwater, backwater: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. backwater: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. backwater: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Backwater (band), Backwater (disambiguation), Backwater (river), Backwater (song), Backwater, The Backwater: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Backwater: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. backwater: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. backwater: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Backwater: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. Backwater: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  22. backwater: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. backwater: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. backwater: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. backwater: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. backwater: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Backwater: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backwater: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Backwater: Geography Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backwater: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Backwater: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. backwater: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  3. BACKWATER: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  4. backwater: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  5. Backwater: Science In Your Watershed: Hydrologic Definitions [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (backwater)

noun:  any backward region that is isolated from the world and resists progress
noun:  a body of water that was created by a flood or tide or by being held or forced back by a dam ("The bayous and backwaters are breeding grounds for mosquitos")

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