a long narrow open channel dug into the ground usually at the side of a road or field, which is used especially for supplying or removing water, or for dividing land คูน้ำ

The Thai holidaymakers had been returning from a trip to the Cameron Highlands on Monday when their double-decker bus lost control near a sharp turn, crashed through a road divider and overturned into a ditch.

Dikes and ditches will be built through each farmer's land to ensure the fair use of water, while small roads will improve farm product transport.

In ancient times many layers or ditches were built around buildings to make forced entry difficult.

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