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- adj. Incapable of being navigated; impassable by ships etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Incapable of being navigated; impassable by ships or vessels.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not navigable; unnavigable.
Master Thorne, in the sixteenth century, expressed the resolute spirit of that energy in a phrase: "There is no land uninhabitable, nor sea innavigable"; and in every part of the globe this British spirit has applied itself to many a land that looked hopeless at first, and has frequently found it to be one:
Nothing showed under the innavigable depths of Sara's eyes.
A month since the Elbe was cleared of ice, and now, contrary to the expectation of all, the cold had returned to such a degree, that it was a second time innavigable.
An innavigable sea washes with silent waves between us and the things we aim at and converse with.
Drift courses are comprised of incredibly tight decreasing-radius turns, and are almost innavigable as road courses.
Which Acheron furrounds, th 'innavigable flood: J Conduct me through the regions void of light.
1Although inhospitable, the Cedarberg is far from uninhabitable or innavigable.
The destruction of the woods, to say nothing of its effects upon the rainfall, caused the top soil to be washed away, and thus impoverished the arable land, filling the rivers with earth, rendering them innavigable, and converting them from gently-flowing streams to devastating torrents, which annually bestrew the valleys and plains with sand and stones. [