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Meaning of Bryan-Chamorro Treaty

Bry'an-Cha•mor'ro Trea"ty

Pronunciation: (brī'un chä-môr'ō), [key]
  1. a treaty (1914) between the U.S. and Nicaragua by which the U.S. secured exclusive rights to build a canal across Nicaragua, to connect the Atlantic and Pacific.
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