"isthmus" Definition

  1. n. A neck or narrow slip of land by which two continents are connected, or by which a peninsula is united to the mainland; as, the Isthmus of Panama; the Isthmus of Suez, etc.

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Position in dictionary: 53609 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "isthmus": 2
Words that end with "isthmus": 1
Words that contain "isthmus": 2
Next words in dictionary: isthmuses, istle, isuret, it, ita palm, itacism, itacist, itacolumite, itaconic, itala
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English Dictionary Definition of isthmus

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