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Te·huan·te·pec

 (tə-wän′tə-pĕk′, tĕ-wän′tĕ-), Isthmus of
An isthmus of southern Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Gulf of Tehuantepec, a wide inlet of the Pacific Ocean.

Tehuantepec

(təˈwɑːntəˌpɛk)
n
(Placename) Isthmus of Tehuantepec the narrowest part of S Mexico, with the Bay of Campeche on the north coast and the Gulf of Tehuantepec (an inlet of the Pacific) on the south coast

Te•huan•te•pec

(təˈwɑn təˌpɛk)

n.
1. Isthmus of, an isthmus in S Mexico, between the Gulf of Tehuantepec and the Gulf of Campeche. 125 mi. (200 km) wide at its narrowest point.
2. Gulf of, an inlet of the Pacific, off the S coast of Mexico.