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waterway

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water, Geography
waterwaywa‧ter‧way /ˈwɔːtəweɪ $ ˈwɒːtər-, ˈwɑː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TTWSGa river or canal that boats travel on 🔊 inland waterways
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waterwayThe circular waterway remained until the early nineteenth-century when it was filled and converted into a road.The steamer swings lowing through crowded waterways.Cruise through the romantic illuminated waterways to a background of soft music.Not only the air we breathe but the natural waterways of the world are endangered.There has been a navigable waterway to Exeter, in fact, since the sixteenth century.But perhaps the worst problem was the treatment of physical assets like roads, waterways, buildings, and machinery.Several small waterways have also played their part in Tewkesbury's history.The waterways are incredibly peaceful with a wealth of wildlife and some incredibly beautiful scenery.inland waterwaysThese multiplied especially along the routes and inland waterways of the region.Warehousing & Trade A variety of cargoes, as diverse as Britain's industries, has been carried on the inland waterways.
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