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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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narrowsnar‧rows /ˈnærəʊz $ -roʊz/ noun [plural]  1 a narrow area of water between two pieces of land which connects two larger areas of water There are really three lakes, joined by narrows.2 American EnglishDNSG a narrow part of a river, lake etc
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narrowsSo Queequeg got in a canoe and paddled to some narrows through which the whaling ship must pass.He continued to bathe in a small cascade that lay in the narrows between Goat and its diminutive neighbor, Moss Island.
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