Definition of towpath
: a path (as along a canal) traveled especially by draft animals towing boats —called also towing path
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There's a paved trail with descriptive historical markers along the former towpath for the Illinois & Michigan Canal, which was completed in 1848 and led to Chicago's growth as a great city for commerce.
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Definition of towpath for English Language Learners
: a path along a river or canal used by people or horses for towing boats
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