In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(route)ruta marítima feminine
- In a dangerous combat situation, or even a crowded seaway, this can provide a huge advantage.
- This was one of the most ambitious threats from Norway and was aiming to establish maritime control over the western seaways.
- Unfortunately we need two miles of seaway to stop our ship and our rudder is jammed, hence we cannot change course.
- Columbus set out to find a new seaway to India and he ended up discovering America.
2(waterway)(para embarcaciones de gran calado) canal masculine
- Every battle ever fought there was fought over control of the seaway.
- The St Lawrence seaway, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes after the English Channel, exits around the northern tip of Nova Scotia.
- After 1903 and improvements to the St. Lawrence waterway, larger ships or ‘canalers’ could navigate the seaway.
- We put the boat in at Labrador and headed off around Wave Break Island to the actual seaway.
- Canada is every bit as vulnerable, experts say, at its ports, docks, canals, lakes, and seaways.
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