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The Clue

Juan de Fuca, e.g. (6 letter answer)

The Answer




The answer STRAIT is uncommon, appearing about once every 400 puzzles.

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Narrow passage
Narrow waterway
Narrow way
Nautical passage
Nautical passageway
Naval route
Sea route
Shipping route
Ship's passage
View from Gibraltar
Water passage
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Jacket or laced leader
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Word with jacket or laced


STRAIT as a noun:

1. (strait, sound) = a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
2. (pass, strait, straits) = a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

STRAIT as an adjective:

1. strict and severe; "strait is the gate"