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EtymologyEdit

From partir (to divide, split) +‎ aguas (water), compare German Wasserscheide and Italian spartiacque (literally water-divide).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /par.teˈa.ɡwas/, [paɾˈtea̯.ɣwas]

NounEdit

parteaguas m (plural parteaguas)

  1. (geology, hydrology) watershed
  2. (by extension, figuratively) watershed, turning point

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