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a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
  • The mesa was like a ship becalmed in a strait of lion-coloured dust.
    p. 107.1
strait = narrow water passage
  • On the prow of that stone ship in the centre of the strait, and seemingly a part of it, a shaped and geometrical outcrop of the naked rock, stood the pueblo of Malpais.
    p. 107.3
strait = narrow water passage
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