Narrows
Narrow Nar"row, n.; pl. {Narrows}. A narrow passage; esp., a contracted part of a stream, lake, or sea; a strait connecting two bodies of water; -- usually in the plural; as, The Narrows of New York harbor. [1913 Webster]

Near the island lay on one side the jaws of a dangerous narrow. --Gladstone. [1913 Webster]


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  • Narrows — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Narrows (Kentucky) Narrows (Maryland) Narrows (Oregon) Narrows (Virginia) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Narrows — Narrows, VA U.S. town in Virginia Population (2000): 2111 Housing Units (2000): 971 Land area (2000): 1.279603 sq. miles (3.314156 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.055472 sq. miles (0.143672 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.335075 sq. miles (3.457828 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • narrows — (n.) narrow place in a river, etc., 1630s, plural of NARROW (Cf. narrow) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • narrows — *strait, sound, channel, passage …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Narrows — For other uses, see The Narrows (disambiguation). Kent Narrows separating Kent Island from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Narrows is a term for restricted land or water passages. Most commonly it refers to a strait, though it can also refer to a… …   Wikipedia

  • narrows — UK [ˈnærəʊz] / US [ˈneroʊz] noun [plural] Word forms narrows : singular narrows plural narrows a narrow area of water that connects two larger and wider areas of water …   English dictionary

  • Narrows — 1 Original name in latin Narrows Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 37.33151 latitude 80.81119 altitude 475 Population 2029 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Narrows Name in other language State… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • narrows — nar|rows [ˈnærəuz US rouz] n [plural] 1.) a narrow area of water between two pieces of land which connects two larger areas of water ▪ There are really three lakes, joined by narrows. 2.) AmE a narrow part of a river, lake etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • narrows — noun (plural) 1 also Narrows a narrow passage of water between two pieces of land which connects two larger areas of water 2 AmE a narrow part of a river, lake etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • narrows — plural noun these narrows were first navigated in the sixteenth century Syn: strait(s), sound, channel, waterway, passage, sea passage, neck …   Thesaurus of popular words

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