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Headwater  n.  The source and upper part of a stream; commonly used in the plural; as, the headwaters of the Missouri.

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... Dalles of the St. Louis. Up to this point the line had been fully levelled, and the walking was easy enough, but when the much-talked of Dalles were reached a complete change took place, and the toil became excessive. The St. Louis River, which in reality forms the headwater of the great St. Lawrence, has its source in the dividing ridge between Minnesota and the British territory. From these rugged Laurentian ridges it foams down in an impetuous torrent through wild pine-clad steeps ...
— The Great Lone Land - A Narrative of Travel and Adventure in the North-West of America • W. F. Butler

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