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estuary
the area where rivers empty into the ocean
brackish water
mixture of fresh and salt water
detritus
small particles of decaying plant and animal tissue
salinity
the amount of salt in the water
barrier islands
a group of islands that protect the mainland
combination
mixture
shallow
not deep
dictator
a person who rules a country without sharing power
invade
to go into an area or attack
seize
take control of
enemies
people who wish to harm you
combat
fighting
scarce
difficult to get or find
rationed
to give out in portions
munitions
materials and weapons used during a war