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 EstrildisEter’nal City (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Es’tuary.
 
Literally, the boiling place; the mouth of a river is so called because the water there seems to seethe and boil. (Latin, œstuo, to boil.)   1
 


 EstrildisEter’nal City (The). 

 
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