Ambrose Channel

Am′brose Chan′nel
n.
geg a ship channel at the entrance to New York harbor, near Sandy Hook. 7½ mi. (12 km) long

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Ambrose — I. biographical name Saint 339 397 bishop of Milan • Ambrosian adjective II. geographical name dredged channel SE New York at entrance to New York harbor N of Sandy Hook 40 feet (12 meters) deep, 2000 feet (606 meters) at widest point …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • John Wolfe Ambrose — (born in Newcastle West, Ireland on January 10, 1838) was a poor Irish immigrant boy who grew up to be a brilliant engineer and developer. Because of his efforts, channels within and leading into the New York Harbor were deepened and widened, to… …   Wikipedia

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