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A series of waves that propagate upstream in a narrowing estuary as the flood tide surges into the river mouth.
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(Physical Geography) another term for bore3
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|Noun||1.||tidal bore - a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)|
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