Narrows

Narrows is a term for restricted land or water passages. Most commonly it refers to a strait, though it can also refer to a water gap.

Used without qualification, it generally refers to The Narrows, which separates Staten Island from Brooklyn and connects the upper and lower sections of New York Bay.


Other articles related to "narrows, narrow":

The Narrows (1953 Novel)
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Sioux Narrows Bridge
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