Intracoastal Waterway(redirected from Intra-Coastal Waterway)
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A system of artificial and natural channels and canals along the eastern and southeast coasts of the United States. It includes the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and affords sheltered passage for commercial and pleasure craft.
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(Placename) short for Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
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In′tra•coast′al Wa′terway(ˈɪn trəˈkoʊ stəl, ˌɪn-)
a system of canals and naturally sheltered bays and channels, extending 2666 mi. (4300 km) along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the U.S.: maintained to protect small craft from the open sea.
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