Associations to the word «Isthmus»


ISTHMUS, noun. A narrow strip of land, bordered on both sides by water, and connecting two larger landmasses.
ISTHMUS, noun. (anatomy) Any such narrow part connecting two larger structures.
ISTHMUS ZAPOTEC, proper noun. A variety of Zapotec spoken in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Dictionary definition

ISTHMUS, noun. A relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas.
ISTHMUS, noun. A cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure.

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