That part of a river, harbour and so on, where the main navigable channel for vessels of larger size lies. It is also the usual course followed by vessels entering or leaving harbours, called 'ship channel'.
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International Maritime Dictionary
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Standardize Item Name. Amend definition. Add definition source, reference and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references. Add distinctions. Remove remark.
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