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ship canal

n.
A canal wide and deep enough to serve ships. Also called shipway.
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Noun1.ship canal - a canal large enough for seagoing vesselsship canal - a canal large enough for seagoing vessels
canal - long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
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He was passing between Manchester and Liverpool, Kurt told him; a gleaming band across the prospect was the Ship Canal, and a weltering ditch of shipping far away ahead, the Mersey estuary.
SOME extraordinary things have found their way into the Manchester Ship Canal since it was officially opened by Queen Victoria in 1894.
Peel Ports Group (PPG), which also controls the Manchester Ship Canal and Cammell Laird, reported a turnover of PS644m for the year to March - up 8% on the previous year - with Liverpool seeing rising turnover.
location: the location is at ship canal parkway which runs between tifft street and commerce drive in the city of buffalo and it surrounds the union ship canal, including laborer~s way, hanna drive, and the ship canal commons park.
Residents of Chicago, Illinois, have the collective efforts of the Illinois-Michigan Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, the Cal-Sag Canal, and the phenomenal effort of reversing the flow of the Chicago river in 1892, to thank for their regular supply of clean water.
1887: Construction of the Manchester Ship Canal started at Eastham.
Turkish plans for the construction of a ship canal as a maritime by-pass for Istanbul's Bosporus will not be affected by last week's failed military coup and the subsequent widespread instability in the country, it is said on Tuesday.
I'm a Northern lad and my dad worked on the docks of the Manchester Ship Canal.
For a home away from home dining experience Annie's on Old Bank Street is the place for you, or experience inventive modern British cooking at the award winning Damson restaurant which boasts tremendous views across MediaCity and the Manchester Ship Canal.
00 Manchester Ship Canal Cruise Departs 7 September 2013 Join us on a memorable six hour cruise that celebrates this incredible feat of Victorian engineering.
New Delhi, April 23 -- An actively pursuing campaign has been launched calling for the cancellation of the Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project and to nominate the Gulf of Mannar, which is home to Ram Sethu, as a World Heritage Site.
00 Manchester Ship Canal Cruise Departs 11 May 2013 Join us on a memorable six hour cruise that celebrates this incredible feat of Victorian engineering.