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isthmus

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography, Geology
isthmusisth‧mus /ˈɪsməs/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SGa narrow piece of land with water on both sides, that connects two larger areas of land 🔊 the Isthmus of Panama
Examples from the Corpus
isthmusHe walked on, crossed the isthmus, and passed the entrance to the docks.Picked a catena from the summit to the isthmus on the east side.
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