Definition of Kiel Canal in English:

Kiel Canal

proper noun

  • A man-made waterway, 61 miles (98 km) in length, in northwestern Germany, that runs westward from Kiel to Brunsbüttel at the mouth of the Elbe River. It connects the North Sea with the Baltic Sea and was constructed in 1895 to provide the German navy with a shorter route between these two seas.

Pronunciation:

Kiel Canal

/kēl kəˈnal/