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waterway
a body of water that boats can use
navigable
deep and wide enough for ships to use
rapid
a rockey place in a river where sudden drop in elevation cause fast-moving or dangerous water
canal
a waterway dug across the land
lock
a part of a canal in which the ater level can be raised or lowered to bring ships to the level of the next part of the canal
competition
in business, the contest among companie to get the most customers or sell the most product
turnpike
a road that drivers must pay to use
megalopolis
a huge urban region formed when two or more metropolitan areas grow together
immigrant
a person who comes from some other place to live in a country
urban growth
the growth of cities