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Panama

     
Panama
a country on the Isthmus of Panama, a narrow piece of land connecting Central and South America, between Costa Rica and Colombia. Population: 2,960,784 (2003). Capital: Panama City. The Panama Canal, a long, narrow stretch of water, was built across the country in 1914 in order to allow ships to sail between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Panamanian noun, adjective

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