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Panama Canal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPanama CanalPanama Canal // 🔊 🔊 a canal (=artificial river) that connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans across the Isthums of Panama, allowing ships to avoid having to sail around the southern part of South America. It opened in 1914, after ten years of building, and is 64 km/40 miles long.
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