[ fluhd-wey ]
/ ˈflʌdˌweɪ /
the channel and adjacent shore areas under water during a flood, especially as determined for a flood of a given height.
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Words nearby floodway
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Scientific definitions for floodway
[ flŭd′wā′ ]
A channel for an overflow of water caused by flooding.
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