Panama: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pan'u-mä", -mô"), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- a republic in S Central America. 1,900,000; 28,575 sq. mi. (74,010 sq. km).
- Also calleda city in and the capital of Panama, at the Pacific end of the Panama Canal. 438,000.
- Formerly,an isthmus between North and South America.
- the portion of the Pacific in the bend of the Isthmus of Panama.
- (sometimes l.c.) See