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LC control 85128458
LC classificationGC98 GC99 Oceanography
JZ3760 JZ3865 International relations
KZ3760 KZ3868 Law of nations
Topical headingStraits
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Variant(s)Channels, Sea
Narrows (Straits)
Passages (Straits)
Sea channels
See alsoTerritorial waters
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Found inEncarta world Eng. dict. (strait: channel joining two seas, narrow body of water that joins two larger bodies of water, usually a body of salt water; passage: a sea channel or strait)
British Columbia. Ministry of Forests. Ripple Rock Hiking Trail, 199-: map verso (Seymour Narrows; narrow pass between Vancouver Island and Maud Island)
Am. Heritage dict. of the English lang., c2000 (narrows (used with a sing. or pl. verb): a) A body of water with little width that connects two larger bodies of water b) A part of a river or an ocean current that is not wide)
Random House Web. unabr. dict., c1997 (narrows: a narrow part of a strait, river, ocean current, etc.)