Definition of Canal zone

1. Noun. A zone consisting of a strip of land across the Isthmus of Panama that contains the Panama Canal.

Exact synonyms: Panama Canal Zone
Generic synonyms: Zone
Group relationships: Panama, Republic Of Panama



Definition of Canal zone

1. Proper noun. The common shortening of Panama Canal Zone. ¹

2. Proper noun. The shortening of Suez Canal Zone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Canal zone

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1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"The rule of master's liability for negligence of servant in the scope of his employment can be applied to accident in the canal zone, in view of change of ..."

2. The Panama Canal by Frederic Jennings Haskin (1913)
"CHAPTER XXI THE canal zone GOVERNMENT THE canal zone is a strip of territory ten miles wide, its irregular lines following the course of the canal, ..."

3. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register for by Horace Greeley (1910)
"... the temporary government of the canal zone. Under the terms of this act the isthmian Canal commission was created and a temporary government was set up, ..."

4. The Panama Gateway by Joseph Bucklin Bishop (1913)
"CHAPTER XII THE canal zone A MILITARY RESERVATION As an important factor in the plan of canal defence the entire canal zone, with the exception of about ..."

5. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1882)
"95- 104), the present writers reported on a small collection of fishes obtained in the canal zone by Mr. August Busck of the US National Museum and Mr. ..."

6. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1919)
"429, temporary powers of government over the canal zone were vested in such persons, and were to be exercised in such manner as the President should direct. ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1906)
"(6) 'Geology of the Corinth canal zone." (c) 'Alternation of Fossil Faunas. ... canal zone ..."

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