Definition of Panama

1. Noun. A republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903.

2. Noun. A stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown.
Exact synonyms: Boater, Leghorn, Panama Hat, Sailor, Skimmer, Straw Hat
Generic synonyms: Chapeau, Hat, Lid

Definition of Panama

1. Proper noun. A country in Central America. Official name: Republic of Panama. ¹

2. Noun. A Panama hat. ¹

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Definition of Panama

1. a lightweight hat [n -S]

Panama Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panama

Pan American Day
Pan American Union
Pan Deism
Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii
Pan troglodytes troglodytes
Pan troglodytes verus
Panama Canal
Panama Canal Zone
Panama City
Panama Red
Panama hat
Panama hats
Panama redwood
Panama redwood tree
Panama tree
Panamanian capital
Panamanian monetary unit

Literary usage of Panama

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"11 Bui Pan Am Union 42:745-62 Je '16 Roosevelt and panama. G: L. Fox. ... Isthmus of panama in its relation to the animal life of North and South America. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"There are telegraph cables from panama to North American and South American ... panama, capital of the Republic of panama, situated on a coral peninsula ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Nature 101:73-4 Mr 28 '18 panama Riviera of the new world; photographs. ... Soc Hygiene 1:589-609 S '15 Social hygiene at the panama-Pacific international ..."

4. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Hearing: [February 11, 1907] before Commute on interstate and foreign commerce, on the panama canal contract. O. SOp. '07. Gov. ptg. 8-14770. ..."

5. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"And all the great shall come to thee For leave to pass, O panama! ... That we may search through saltless sand — May clasp and kiss, O panama! ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1857)
"panama. Triton, sp. ind. Taboga. • constrictus, Gld. = Persona ridens, ... panama. Collected by Lieut. Green. Pholas ovoidea, Gld. 181. San Diego. ..."

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