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Grand Canal

Syllabification: Grand Ca·nal

Definition of Grand Canal in English:

1A series of waterways in eastern China that extend south from Beijing to Hangzhou, a distance of 1,060 miles (1,700 km). Built in stages between 486 bc and ad 1327, its original purpose was to transport rice from the river valleys to the cities.
2The main waterway of Venice, Italy. It is lined on each side by palaces and spanned by the Rialto Bridge.

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