Can a travelling wave be nonlinear?

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I'm am almost certain that the answer to this question is "yes". If so, what in nature can be a nonlinear travelling wave?
 

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Look up Solitons. They are waves that propagate for long distances and maintain their shape because of a combination of non-linearity and dispersion.
 
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