St. Lawrence Seaway

St. Lawrence Seaway
noun
a seaway involving the Saint Lawrence River and the Great Lakes that was developed jointly by Canada and the United States; oceangoing ships can travel as far west as Lake Superior
Instance Hypernyms: ↑seaway, ↑sea lane, ↑ship route, ↑trade route

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  • St Lawrence Seaway — [St Lawrence Seaway] a major water transport system for the US and Canada. It was built by the two countries and opened in 1959. It connects the St Lawrence River with Lake ↑Ontario and then, with the ↑Great Lakes system, forms a channel 2 342… …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Lawrence Seaway — inland waterway for oceangoing ships, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic: operated jointly by the U.S. & Canada, it consists of the Welland Canal, the St. Lawrence River, & several locks & canals between Montreal & Lake Ontario …   English World dictionary

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  • Saint Lawrence Seaway — U.S. Canadian waterway and lock system. Located along the upper St. Lawrence River, it links the Atlantic Ocean with the Great Lakes. Its construction, carried out in 1954–59, involved clearing a 186 mi (299 km) stretch of the St. Lawrence River… …   Universalium

  • Saint Lawrence Seaway — geographical name waterway Canada & United States in & along the St. Lawrence River between Lake Ontario & Montreal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • St Lawrence Seaway — a major water transport system for the US and Canada. It was built by the two countries and opened in 1959. It connects the St Lawrence River with Lake Ontario and then, with the Great Lakes system, forms a channel 2 342 miles/3 768 kilometres… …   Universalium

  • St. Lawrence Seaway — a series of channels, locks, and canals between Montreal and the mouth of Lake Ontario, a distance of 182 miles (293 km), enabling most deep draft vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean, up the St. Lawrence River, to all the Great Lakes ports …   Universalium

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