Word of the Day – Nov. 16 – Watershed

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Noun: Watershed  (WAW-ter-shed)

Definition:

1. A dividing ridge between drainage areas or a region or area bounded peripherally by a divide and draining ultimately to a particular watercourse or body of water.

2. A crucial dividing point, line, or factor: turning point.

Sample sentence:  Historians generally agree that the battle was a watershed in the war.