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waterway

[ waw-ter-wey, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌweɪ, ˈwɒt ər- /
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noun
a river, canal, or other body of water serving as a route or way of travel or transport.
Shipbuilding. (in a steel or iron vessel) a depressed gutter at the edge of the deck inside the bulwarks, used especially when the decking is wooden.
a channel for vessels, as a fairway in a harbor.
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Origin of waterway

before 950; Middle English; Old English wæterweg.See water, way1
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British Dictionary definitions for waterway

waterway
/ (ˈwɔːtəˌweɪ) /

noun
a river, canal, or other navigable channel used as a means of travel or transport
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