Erie Canal

NOUN
  1. an artificial waterway connecting the Hudson river at Albany with Lake Erie at Buffalo; built in the 19th century; now part of the New York State Barge Canal
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How To Use Erie Canal In A Sentence

  • Grandfather Adams discusses a petition opposing the Erie Canal which was signed by every makebate, dawplucker and mal-content. meteorastic, adj. denoting a school of medicine that believed that all diseases came from the air. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 4
  • A vanload of senior citizens from Green Willows - the old folks home near the Erie Canal - is hobbling into Common Grounds.
  • The success of the Erie Canal motivated other states to begin their own canal projects, and engineers trained on the Erie fanned out across the country providing expertise to these projects.
  • The Toe to Tow Marathon is a fall classic that follows the path where mules once pulled barges along the Erie Canal.
  • It was the only aqueduct on the Erie Canal to carry both a water trough and a towpath over a river.
  • Antebellum canal engineers were mostly millwrights, surveyors, mechanics, or masons, some field-trained on the Erie Canal and others formally schooled at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
  • It was the only aqueduct on the Erie Canal to carry both a water trough and a towpath over a river.
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