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Definitions of canal:

part of speech: noun

A tubular vessel for conveyance of fluids.

part of speech: noun

A duct or channel, a tubular structure. See also canalis.

Usage examples for canal:

  • Suddenly, as she was passing close to a canal she found herself lifted from her feet, while a thick cloak was thrown over her. "The Lily of Leyden", W.H.G. Kingston
  • As soon as we had passed the custom- house, the gondoliers began to row with a will along the Giudecca Canal by which we must pass to go to Fusina or to Mestre, which latter place was really our destination. "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • But there it developed the mysterious stranger, so far from wishing to destroy the Kensico dam, was the State Engineer who had built it, and, also, a large part of the Panama Canal "The Boy Scout and Other Stories for Boys", Richard Harding Davis

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