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seaway

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English seewey, from Old English sǣweġ (a sea-way, a path through the sea), equivalent to sea +‎ way. Compare German Seegang (seaway).

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NounEdit

seaway (plural seaways)

  1. (nautical) a lane or route at sea that is regularly used by ships; a sea lane or trade route
  2. (nautical) an inland waterway used by seagoing shipping
  3. (nautical) the headway of a vessel

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