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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At one point, a small group of activists took a blowtorch and saw to a closed irrigation-canal head gate.
The district is lowering the water levels in drainage canals to accommodate the rain, said John Mitnik, chief engineer for the district.
The park's canal boat replica, which had been subjected to the elements, fell under disrepair.
The city's canals, for instance, have no pedestrians or bikers cluttering the way, and are subject to strict speed limits.
The first canal on the Ohio River that was built was the Portland Canal.
There are bike paths and glassy office parks and little hints of the area’s previous life: an irrigation canal, a railroad crossing.
The quake shook Mexico City so hard that the murky, stagnant waters of the city’s ancient Xochimilco canals were churned up, turning the waterways into rollicking wave pools.
Our final stop is European glam St. Petersburg, laced with Venice-like canals, Parisian-style baroque buildings, ostentatious palaces of the Romanov dynasty and a horrific World War II past.
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