Caledonian Canal

a canal in northern Scotland that links North Sea with the Atlantic Ocean; runs diagonally between Moray Firth at the northeastern end and Loch Linnhe at the southwestern end; now little used
Instance Hypernyms: ↑canal
Part Holonyms: ↑Scotland

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Caledonian Canal — Caledonian Ca|nal the Caledonian Canal a ↑canal (=artificial river) in Scotland which joins the Atlantic Ocean to a line of ↑lochs (=lakes) , which then connect to the North Sea …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Caledonian Canal — canal in N Scotland, extending northeastward from the Atlantic to Moray Firth: c. 60 mi (97 km) …   English World dictionary

  • Caledonian Canal —   [kælɪ dəʊnjən kə næl], Wasserweg in Schottland, Kaledonischer Kanal …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Caledonian Canal — The Caledonian Canal in Scotland connects the Scottish east coast at Inverness with the west coast at Corpach near Fort William.It runs some 62 miles (100 kilometres) from northeast to southwest. Only one third of the entire length is man made,… …   Wikipedia

  • Caledonian Canal — die Schleusen in Fort Augustus Der Kaledonische Kanal (engl. Caledonian Canal) verbindet die Ost und Westküste Schottlands. Nur etwa ein Drittel des Kanals wurde künstlich geschaffen. Er verläuft, beginnend im Nordosten bei Inverness, durch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caledonian Canal — Sp Kaledònijos kanãlas Ap Caledonian Canal L D. Britanijoje (Škotijoje) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Caledonian Canal — a canal in N Scotland, extending NE from the Atlantic to the North Sea. 601/2 mi. (97 km) long. * * * ▪ waterway, Scotland, United Kingdom       waterway running southwest to northeast across the Glen Mor fault of northern Scotland and connecting …   Universalium

  • Caledonian Canal — Caledo′nian Canal′ n. geg a canal in N Scotland, extending NE from the Atlantic to the North Sea. 60½ mi. (97 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Caledonian Canal — geographical name ship canal N Scotland connecting Loch Linnhe & Moray Firth & uniting Lochs Ness, Oich, Lochy, & Eil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • CALEDONIAN CANAL —    a canal across the NW. of Scotland, executed by Telford, for the passage of ships between the Atlantic and the North Sea, 60 m. long, 40 m. of which consist of natural lakes; begun 1803, finished 1823; cost £1,300,000; has 28 locks; was… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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