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Intracoastal Waterway

[ in-truh-koh-stuhl, in- ]
/ ˈɪn trəˈkoʊ stəl, ˌɪn- /
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noun

a mostly inland water route, partly natural and partly artificial, extending 1,550 miles (2,500 km) along the Atlantic coast from Boston to Florida Bay (Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway ) and 1,116 miles (1,800 km) along the Gulf coast from Carrabelle, Fla., to Brownsville, Tex. (Gulf Intracoastal Waterway ): constructed to protect small craft from the hazards of the open sea.

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British Dictionary definitions for Intracoastal Waterway

Intracoastal Waterway
/ (ˌɪntrəˈkəʊstəl) /

noun

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