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sea lane Syllabification: sea lane
Pronunciation: /sē lān/

Definition of sea lane in English:


A route designated for use or regularly used by shipping.
Example sentences
  • 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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