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canal

noun

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an open man-made passageway for water
  • the Panama Canal opened a much easier and shorter passageway from the Atlantic to the Pacific

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The first known use of canal was in the 15th century

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“Canal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/canal. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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