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Definitions of strait:
  • noun:   a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
  • noun:   a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
  • adjective:   strict and severe
    Example: "Strait is the gate"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5081)

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