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  • noun nautical A body of ocean water such as a channel.

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Examples

  • Tyrion is out there somewhere across the narrow sea.

    Let's talk Tyrion

  • In another moment there came into sight a spread of shipping like floating cities, the little white cliffs of the Needles dwarfed and sunlit, and the grey and glittering waters of the narrow sea.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • Even as I stood in the bows of our tiny craft, I could make out the shapes of other much larger vessels on the northern horizon as they came and went between Safaga and the Arabian ports on the eastern shore of the narrow sea.

    River God

  • For, although d'Orvilliers, conscious of his superior strength, wished to engage Hardy out of the Channel, he would not hazard a battle in the narrow sea, where the advantage of numbers would have been lost for want of sea-room, and where the navigation would have been dangerous.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

  • Inadequately it is true, and with a due sense of my short-comings in attempting the task, I have written of the men I have met and lived with across the narrow sea.

    No Man's Land

  • Such was the throng which set the old road smoking in a haze of white dust from Winchester to the narrow sea.

    Sir Nigel

  • In another moment there came into sight a spread of shipping like floating cities, the little white cliffs of the Needles dwarfed and sunlit, and the grey and glittering waters of the narrow sea.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • Reformed Faith across the narrow sea -- Loyalists who were conscious that throughout the generations they had honestly striven to be faithful to their mission -- if ever in their long and stormy history they experienced

    Ulster's Stand For Union

  • Such was the throng which set the old road smoking in a haze of white dust from Winchester to the narrow sea.

    Sir Nigel

  • [51] From the Straits of Gibraltar to the mouth of the Tanais, their fleets encountered each other with various success; and a memorable battle was fought in the narrow sea, under the walls of Constantinople.

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 6

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