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Panama Canal Zone

Panama Canal Zone

n
(Placename) See Canal Zone

Canal′ Zone`


n.
a zone in central Panama, including the Panama Canal: governed by the U.S. 1903–1979; partial control of the zone was returned to Panama, entire control to be returned by 2000; ab. 10 mi. (16 km) wide; excludes the cities of Panama and Colón. Abbr.: CZ, C.Z.
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Noun1.Panama Canal Zone - a zone consisting of a strip of land across the Isthmus of Panama that contains the Panama CanalPanama Canal Zone - a zone consisting of a strip of land across the Isthmus of Panama that contains the Panama Canal
Panama, Republic of Panama - a republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903
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