canal

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  • It is still the only route for ships that are too large for the canal.
  • At that rate the canal would not be finished for thirty years.
  • Subsequently, much of the canal's route has been built upon and filled in.
  • Moving to the new location granted a view of the canal's third level.
  • A railway on the west bank runs parallel to the canal for its entire length.
  • The course of the river has since changed to follow many of these canals.
  • However, the lower part of the canal is currently located in Russia.
  • This may be done on a canal, river, lake, sea, or other large bodies of water.
  • This was the only sea route before the canal was constructed, and when the canal was closed.
  • Commercial traffic has given way to recreational use of the river and canal.
  • A man-made canal flows through the heart of the city.
  • Three major canals with very different purposes were built in what is now Canada.
  • Around two million people visit the canal each year on pleasure cruises and related activities.
  • The city grew around these buildings connected by a network of roads and canals.
  • Ships moved down a canal and were fitted by the various shops they passed.
  • Today those canals still provide the means for transport of goods and people within the city.
  • One of these still remains in use, and is called the Fresh Water Canal. Cited from History Of Egypt From 330 B.C., Volume 12 (of 12), by S. Rappoport
  • Despite the canal's poor water quality there are several nature reserves along its banks.
  • A lock rather than a sea-level canal was agreed upon. Cited from History of the United States, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • The west end had a man made canal separating it from the main land.
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Synonyms of canal

Meaning of canal

  • noun (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion
  • noun Long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
  • verb Provide (a city) with a canal