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Ga·tún Lake(gə-to͞on′, gä-)
An artificial lake of central Panama formed by the impounding of the Chagres River. It is a major link in the Panama Canal system.
Gatún Lake(Spanish ɡaˈtun)
(Placename) a lake in Panama, part of the Panama Canal: formed in 1912 on the completion of the Gatún Dam across the Chagres River. Area: 424 sq km (164 sq miles)
an artificial lake in central Panama, forming part of the Panama Canal: created by a dam (Gatun′ Dam′) across the Chagres River. 164 sq. mi. (425 sq. km).