seaway

[see-wey]
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noun
  1. a way over the sea.
  2. the open sea.
  3. the progress of a ship through the waves.
  4. a more or less rough sea: a hard vessel to steer in a seaway.
  5. a canal, enlarged river, etc., giving access to a landlocked port by oceangoing vessels.

Origin of seaway

before 1000; Middle English seewey, Old English sǣweg. See sea, way1
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Related Words for seaway

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British Dictionary definitions for seaway

seaway

noun
  1. a waterway giving access to an inland port, navigable by ocean-going ships
  2. a vessel's progress
  3. a rough or heavy sea
  4. a route across the sea
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