seaway

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noun sea·way \-ˌwā\

Definition of seaway

  1. 1 :  the sea as a route for travel; also :  an ocean traffic lane

  2. 2 :  a moderate or rough sea

  3. 3 :  a deep inland waterway that admits ocean shipping

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First Known Use of seaway

before 12th century


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