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  1. strait

    • IPA[streɪt]

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    • n.
      a narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two other large areas of water;used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty
    • adj.
      (of a place) of limited spatial capacity; narrow or cramped;close, strict, or rigorous
    • noun: strait, plural noun: straits

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    • 1. archaic (of a place) of limited spatial capacity; narrow or cramped the road was so strait that a handful of men might have defended it
    • archaic close, strict, or rigorous my captivity was strait as ever
    • ph.
      the strait separating the South Island and the North Island of New Zealand. It was named after ...

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    • ph.
      an inlet of the Bay of Bengal separating northern Sri Lanka from the coast of Tamil Nadu in ...

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    • ph.
      a narrow sea passage that separates the eastern tip of Siberia in Russia from Alaska and links ...

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    • adj.
      having or showing very strict moral attitudes: his strait-laced parents were horrified

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    • ph.
      a channel separating the northern tip of Queensland, Australia, from the island of New Guinea ...

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    • ph.
      an inlet of the Bay of Bengal that separates northern Sri Lanka from the coast of Tamil Nadu in ...

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    • ph.
      a sea passage 645 km (400 miles) long separating Greenland from Baffin Island and connecting ...

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    • ph.
      a channel separating Tasmania from the mainland of Australia.

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    • IPA[strāt]

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    • n.
      a narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two other large areas of water: the Strait of Gibraltar
    • adj.
      (of a place) of limited spatial capacity; narrow or cramped: the road was so strait that a handful of men might have defended it

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