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storm sewer

a sewer for carrying off rainfall drained from paved surfaces, roofs, etc.
Also called storm drain. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It was almost dawn before he managed to find a storm sewer in which to hide for the day.

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Clean all the rock and dirt out until you break through into the storm sewer, then come back.

    The Velvet Glove Harry Harrison
  • It took Jon four hours to drive the tunnel as far as the ancient granite wall of the storm sewer.

    The Velvet Glove Harry Harrison

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