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St. Lawrence Seaway


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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


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  • The ship, the BBC Italy, was scheduled to leave at 8 p.m., headed for the St. Lawrence Seaway, which is scheduled to close Dec. 30. rss feed

  • Cook and Rourke grew up on this reservation, a tribe of nearly 14,000 people extending into Canada along the St. Lawrence Seaway.

    Native Americans offer 'success stories for healthy aging'

  • The ship, with fifteen hundred passengers, and fitted with sufficient lifeboats after the tragedy of the Titanic two years before, sailed in late afternoon, heading east down the St. Lawrence Seaway.

    Bird Cloud

  • But the unintended consequence of the project, along with the completion of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959, was that this new water superhighway became a conveyor for invasive species traveling between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico.

    Amid carp threat, a call to unhook

  • It was built in the 1950s as a response to its rival for trade, the St. Lawrence Seaway, which permits ocean-going vessels to travel between the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes.

    Hurricane Katrina: The Fate of New Orleans Hangs in an Uncomfortable Balance with Mother Nature

  • "She knew the issues up there very well, by the way, like the St. Lawrence Seaway and the road going across the northern part of the district."

    Cox: Westchester Was Huge, Dede Could Have Won

  • The St. Lawrence Seaway could take wind turbines, solar panels and hybrid cars to the rest of the world.

    Lester Sloan: Two by Earth, Three by Fire: Detroit Revisited

  • These ships, which carry millions of tons of heavy cargoes across the Lakes through the locks of St. Lawrence Seaway to the world, burn the dirtiest dregs of refinery scum in the world -- bunker C oil.

    Sellout On The Great Lakes

  • There are no Minute Men, or Second Men or Hour Men for that matter, out to patrol the frozen wastes from the Straits of San Juan de la Fuca to the St. Lawrence Seaway.

    Larry Beinhart: Foaming Republicans

  • In the foreground a passenger ship sails down the river, which is now part of the great St. Lawrence Seaway, begun in 1954 and completed in the spring of 1959.

    Champlain's Dream


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