Definition of sea lane in English:

sea lane

Syllabification: sea lane


  • A route designated for use or regularly used by shipping.
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    • Japan's defense of the sea lanes out to a thousand nautical miles sounded modest and did not arouse undue opposition at home.
    • The fleet concentration period saw the ships drill in keeping sea lanes free of mines, ‘enemy’ ships and marauding aircraft.
    • The major trade routes were sea lanes round England.

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