Examples of canal in a Sentence
the Panama Canal opened a much easier and shorter passageway from the Atlantic to the Pacific
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Without enough drinking water to go around, many people drank from the muddy canals around the fields.
In the midst of deputies' attempts to capture Merchant at the scene, the supsect jumped into canal and managed to escape.
Saudi Arabia is building a port on its west coast, near Jeddah, just south of the Suez canal.
In advance of the storm, the South Florida Water Management District has again started moving water through canals to make room for more.
Another, the Institute of Foreign Languages in Phnom Penh, combines a fanlike tower and reflecting pools that mirror the canals of Angkor.
Some fairways would be shortened and a canal would be added to boost water quality, but the course would remain 18 holes and both the driving range and putting green would survive.
He was killed by Punjab police officers the following month and his body was dumped in a canal, never to be retrieved, court papers said.
The park's canal boat replica, which had been subjected to the elements, fell under disrepair.
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CANAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of canal for English Language Learners
: a long narrow place that is filled with water and was created by people so that boats could pass through it or to supply fields, crops, etc., with water
medical : a tube or passageway in the body
CANAL Defined for Kids
Definition of canal for Students
- The ear canal leads from the opening of the ear to the eardrum.
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