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seaway

[see-wey] /ˈsiˌweɪ/
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
1000
before 1000; Middle English seewey, Old English sǣweg. See sea, way1
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British Dictionary definitions for sea-way

seaway

/ˈsiːˌweɪ/
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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