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creek noun definition in Rivers and lakes topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

creek

 noun: Rivers and lakes topic
1 (British English) a narrow area of water where the sea flows into the land They drove to the little creek where they kept their fishing boat. 2 (North American English, Australian English, New Zealand English) a small river or stream Sandy Creek He stood on the steep bank above Ray’s Creek. (informal) in a difficult or bad situation I was really up the creek without my car.