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 for Narrows
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Narrow \Nar"row\, n.; pl. Narrows.
     A narrow passage; esp., a contracted part of a stream, lake,
     or sea; a strait connecting two bodies of water; -- usually
     in the plural; as, The Narrows of New York harbor.
     [1913 Webster]
           Near the island lay on one side the jaws of a dangerous
           narrow.                                  --Gladstone.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "narrows":
     arm, armlet, bay, bayou, belt, bight, boca, bottleneck, canal,
     channel, cove, creek, defile, estuary, euripus, fjord, frith, gulf,
     gut, harbor, inlet, isthmus, kyle, loch, mouth, narrow,
     narrow seas, natural harbor, neck, pass, reach, road, roads,
     roadstead, sound, strait, straits, throat

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Narrows, VA -- U.S. town in Virginia
     Population (2000):    2111
     Housing Units (2000): 971
     Land area (2000):     1.279603 sq. miles (3.314156 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.055472 sq. miles (0.143672 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.335075 sq. miles (3.457828 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            54904
     Located within:       Virginia (VA), FIPS 51
     Location:             37.331818 N, 80.808477 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     24124
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Narrows, VA

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