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English definition of “towpath”

towpath

noun [C]     /ˈtəʊ.pɑːθ/ US  /ˈtoʊ.pæθ/
a path that goes along the side of a river or canal , used in the past by horses pulling boats : We walked along the towpath.Pedestrian routesParts of watercourses
(Definition of towpath noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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