Definition of waterway in English:


Syllabification: wa·ter·way
Pronunciation: /ˈwôtərˌwā, ˈwä-


  • 1A river, canal, or other route for travel by water.
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    • The town is near the Delaware and Hudson Canal, a commercial waterway that connected the two rivers.
    • Houses in the settlement are accessed by boats which travel on the waterways and canals within the community.
    • Finland's 60,000 lakes are linked by short rivers, sounds, or canals to form busy waterways.
    channel, water route, watercourse, canal, river, seaway
  • 2A thick plank or angle iron at the outer edge of the deck of a vessel, which joins the vessel’s side to its deck and directs water overboard via the scuppers.

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