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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or forming a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.

Usage examples (38)
  • The question is simply whether or not we shall have an isthmian canal.
  • He boarded this, and gave the captain a letter for the authorities of the isthmian port.
  • The Congress has wisely provided that we shall build at once an isthmian canal, if possible at Panama.
  • In the foreign policy of the country the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty with England dealt with the proposed isthmian canal. for more
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