Panama Canal Zone


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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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Although the canal and the associated locks are the dominate feature in the Panama Canal Zone, the architecture of the surrounding buildings is equally telling of AmericaAEs presence in Panama from the 1900s to 1960s.
He had risen quickly within the ranks of the Panamanian armed forces to become a key supporter of General Omar Torrijos, the military ruler who signed a treaty with the Washington to restore the Panama Canal zone to Panamanian sovereignty in 1977.
(7) Accordingly, in 1941 Marshall appointed him theater commander--the first Airman to hold this position--giving him responsibility for Caribbean Defense Command, which included Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Isles, Trinidad, the Panama Canal Zone, and the Galapagos Islands.
The UNIA was a godsend to the Afro-West Indian and Black Panamanian radicals in the Panama Canal Zone, because Garvey's emphasis on race first was a slogan they could use as a call for unity.
He transferred to the Clearfield Naval Supply Depot, Clearfield, Utah, and then to the Panama Canal Zone, followed by a three-year stint as assistant professor of naval science at the University of Washington.
Some specific subjects explored are race and security in the Panama Canal Zone, race and diplomacy in the Papua decolonization struggle, Nazi legacies and the German Cold War in Africa, and ethnic nationalism and the collapse of Soviet Communism.
In the first quarter of 2012, 1,796,000 20 foot long containers passed through the Panama Canal Zone and port, 315,241 more than in 2011, which represents growth of 21%, said the Panama Maritime authority (AMP), reports Prensa.com (June 5, 2012).
He called the collage Canal Zone, after his birthplace in the Panama Canal Zone, and included it in an exhibition of the same title at the Eden Rock Hotel in St.
He wasn't even born in this country," he said, adding that McCain was born at a naval station in the Panama Canal Zone which, at the time, was controlled by the United States and part of American territory.
Thomas was raised in the Panama Canal Zone, where his father worked on the construction of the canal and was later chief maintenance engineer on the Gatun Locks.
The Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School (NAVSCIATTS) traces its history to 1961 when a United States Coast Guard Mobile Training Team (MTT) was sent to the Panama Canal Zone following agreements made during the Alliance for Progress Conference in San Jose, Costa Rica.
I feel qualified to toss in my two cents because I spent my school years in the Panama Canal Zone, where everybody knew everything about iguanas, except how to keep them out of their precious plants, and whether or not they were widely substituted for chicken in Panamanian restaurants.