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Brindley, James

Line breaks: James Brind|ley
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪndli
 
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Definition of Brindley, James in English:

( 1716–72), pioneering English canal-builder. He designed some 600 km (375 miles) of waterway with a minimum of locks, cuttings, or tunnels, connecting most of the major rivers of England.

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