Darien

Darien

[dair-ee-en, -uhn, dar-, dair-ee-en, dar-]
noun
1.
an arm of the Caribbean between NE Panama and NW Colombia.
2.
former name of the Isthmus of Panama.
3.
a town in SW Connecticut.
4.
a city in NE Illinois.
Spanish Darién [dah-ryen] , (for defs 1, 2).
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Darien (ˈdɛərɪən, ˈdæ-, daˈrjen)
 
n
1.  the E part of the Isthmus of Panama, between the Gulf of Darien on the Caribbean coast and the Gulf of San Miguel on the Pacific coast; chiefly within the republic of Panama but extending also into Colombia: site of a disastrous attempt to establish a Scottish colony in 1698
2.  Isthmus of Darien the former name of the Isthmus of Panama

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