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isthmus
 n.  a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
 n.  a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas
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1  The official delegation including Jimmy Carter, the Panamanian president Mireya Moscoso and King Juan Carlos of Spain visited two cemeteries to offer floral wreaths to the tens of thousands who died carving the canal across the Central American isthmus.
2  The north and south of the island are linked by a narrow isthmus.