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Backwater is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter B and ends with the letter R for which we found 3 definitions.

(n.) Water turned back in its course by an obstruction an opposing current or the flow of the tide as in a sewer or river channel or across a river bar.
(n.) An accumulation of water overflowing the low lands caused by an obstruction.
(n.) Water thrown back by the turning of a waterwheel or by the paddle wheels of a steamer.

Syllable Information

The word backwater is a 9 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for backwater is: back-wa-ter

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