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fairway

1. (on a golf course) the areas of shorter grass between the tees and greens, esp the avenue approaching a green bordered by rough
2. Nautical
a. the navigable part of a river, harbour, etc.
b. the customary course followed by vessels
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Fairway

 

a channel for vessels that, by virtue of sufficient depth and lack of obstacles, allows safe navigation across some expanse of water, such as a river, lake, sea, strait, or fjord. Fairways are marked by navigation aids, for example, buoys and leading marks.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

fairway

[′fer‚wā]
(navigation)
Open water of sufficient depth for navigation; a marine thoroughfare.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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