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Love Canal

Syllabification: Love Ca·nal
Pronunciation: /ˈləv kəˌnal/

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Definition of Love Canal in English:

A section of Niagara Falls in New York that was evacuated after 1970s exposure that chemical wastes were buried in its residential neighborhood. It has been partially reoccupied.

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