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tow·path

 (tō′păth′, -päth′)
n.
A path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats.

towpath

(ˈtəʊˌpɑːθ)
n
a path beside a canal or river, used by people or animals towing boats. Also called: towing path

tow•path

(ˈtoʊˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ)

n., pl. -paths (-ˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs)
a path along the bank of a canal or river, for use in towing boats.
[1780–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.towpath - a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boatstowpath - a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats
path - a way especially designed for a particular use
Translations

towpath

[ˈtəʊpɑːθ] Ncamino m de sirga

towpath

[ˈtəʊpɑːθ] nhalage m, chemin m de halage

towpath

[ˈtəʊˌpɑːθ] nalzaia
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The tow path and its embankment is just as bad, as is the opposite embankment fronting the back gardens of the canal side houses.
The walk on Sunday, May 21, will be from Todmorden to Brighouse, a distance of around 15 miles along the canal tow path and should take the average walker between four and five hours.
Tenders are invited for works are the provision of a cycleway/greenway on the existing tow path, local roads or access roads located along the bank of the royal canal in co.
Lewis, 16, was shot dead on a tow path in Eldonian Village estate, by the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, in Vauxhall, on November 15 last year.
Convicted killer Arnis Zalkalns, who was spotted following the 14-year-old along a tow path when she was last seen, vanished nearly a month ago.
Police are hunting Arnis Zalkalns, 41, after he was identified in CCTV near the canal tow path in London where Alice was last seen.
Scotland Yard said it was looking for Arnis Zalkalns, 41, after he was identified in CCTV around the tow path where Alice went missing.
It also states that there are plans to encourage female and less confident cyclists onto off-road routes and names the canal tow path network as an example.
Have a picnic in Botanic Gardens, a cycle along the Lagan Tow path, or take a hike up the Belfast Hills and share the spectacular views.
The "First Day" hike along the Blackstone Canal tow path at River Bend Farm Visitor Center gave 87 visitors, four staff members and one dog a chance to shake off cabin fever and start the new year with a bracing walk along a frozen waterway.
PHIL Thomas, from Cross Keys, caught an impressive tow path weight of 19lb 6oz to win the Pontymister AC match on the canal at Woodview.