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isthmian

[is-mee-uh n] /ˈɪs mi ən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to an isthmus.
2.
(initial capital letter) of or pertaining to the Isthmus of Corinth or the Isthmus of Panama.
noun
3.
a native or inhabitant of an isthmus.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin isthmi(us) (< Greek ísthmios of a neck of land, equivalent to isthm(ós) neck + -ios adj. suffix) + -an
Related forms
transisthmian, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for isthmian

isthmian

/ˈɪsθmɪən/
adjective
1.
relating to or situated in an isthmus

Isthmian

/ˈɪsθmɪən/
adjective
1.
relating to or situated in the Isthmus of Corinth or the Isthmus of Panama
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Word Origin and History for isthmian
adj.

c.1600, from Latin isthmius, from Greek isthmios, from isthmos (see isthmus).

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