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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A narrow piece of land with water on each side .

Usage examples (32)
  • Whenever the tide was high, the isthmus nearly disappeared.
  • On the other side of the isthmus is a sandy beach facing the open ocean.
  • The Central American isthmus is a region of great contrasts, but also of heartening unison.
  • I picked up the book, looked at the attractive cover, and thought, wow, 350 pages of history about the isthmus is more than I want to read. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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