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high-water mark

The line on shore marked by the reach of the medium tide and which usually determines the boundary between private property and public property. Some jurisdictions limit private property to the shoreline, which is the highest reach of the waves inward to the land.

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Eugene-based LibertyBank topped its high-water marks for earnings, deposits and total assets during the second quarter of its fiscal year, which ended Dec.
Over the past century, coastal steepening--the process by which the low- and high-water marks move closer together--has occurred at 61 per cent of the more than 1,000 locations analysed, with southern England showing the most dramatic changes.
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